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This ‘Garden’ party is darkly comedic


Last updated 3/23/2018 at Noon

Wayne Purves and Anne Olsen star in Driftwood Players’ “Everything in the Garden.”

The Driftwood Players’ Theatre of Intriguing Possibilities production of Edward Albee’s “Everything in the Garden” shows how the love of money is at the root of all kinds of evil. It’s a dark comedy – funny, but not the type of funny that makes you laugh out loud. Gasps, nervous laughs, and subtle remarks from theatergoers were scattered throughout Wade James Theater.

The play is set in mid-20th century America and follows a financially strapped middle-aged couple who recently moved to suburbia. They just can’t seem to keep up with new “friends” they met at the country clu...

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