Oleanna - Walnut Street Theatre
On today’s podcast, Johnnie Hobbs Jr. and Jessica Johnson stop by to talk about David Mamet’s “Oleanna”. We discuss a challenging piece as society continues to talk about privilege and power, sexual assault and rape. No talkbacks for this piece. Deb Marcucci’s direction places this production in new light. Stay Tuned.
Pulitzer Prize Winner David Mamet pulls us into a fierce and fiery story that foreshadowed today’s headlines. “He said, she said” reaches explosive new heights when a university professor and his student view their tutoring sessions from two drastically different perspectives. Miscommunication, manipulation, misogyny... or more? Decide for yourself in this tense and timely tale of gender politics, privilege, and power.