Theater Review: Revolve Theatre Company's Far Away at Gorilla

As acted by Jackie Rivera, Eric Burgess and Bridget Bean, it’s bizarre and provocative and powerfully unpredictable in form and content. Chris Jackson directs, and the busy set is by Eric Haak.


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Churchill is possibly England’s greatest living playwright, so it’s wonderful to have a chance to follow her latest thoughts.


So Happy Birthday (literally) to Revolve. And many happy returns.

The brand-new Revolve Theatre Company is off to an auspicious start. The company is just now putting on its first play at Tampa’s Gorilla Theatre, and it’s a daring one.

The play is Caryl Churchill’s hour-long Far Away, about a future in which nature itself takes up arms against humans, parents lie to children about nearby atrocities, and people make preposterous hats to be worn by those condemned to die.

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