Kristin Chenoweth recently spoke with Fox News Magazine about her newest film, "Rio 2," in which she plays a cartoon frog — and even she can't believe the resemblance. It's unsettling, and that is rare -- rare, rare. And more keeps coming. You know, just like in the Bible. The explicitly brutal, day-in-the-life love story about two junkies is playing here through May Closest to the bone.
After a Scottish play about heroin addiction comes this new American piece by Adam Rapp that offers a mixture of drugs, degradation and defecation, and gives us a less-than-beguiling glimpse of New York's lower depths.
As grim as it gets
It's unknown whether Lindsay broke the other cardinal rule of strip clubs by telling the dancer that she loves her. As his girlfriend Froggy, a former stripper who now turns tricks to feed her heroin habit, observes - he "can't walk more than a block without pooping his pants". That's what happens when professional opportunities start piling up like so many doughnuts off a conveyor belt. He's set it, persuasively, in high Victorian times, and achieves just the right blend of rough comedy and enchanting magic. He was, admittedly, not much of a reader or writer until college, and after graduating, he moved to New York where he lived with his brother for a time and started writing fiction.