Winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Playwright, David Lindsay-Abaire’s Kimberly-Akimbo focuses, with uncanny depth and quirky wit. At one point in “Kimberly Akimbo,” the title character asks her mother, “Can we just be normal for a few minutes?” But for the Levaco family in. Kimberly Akimbo. akimbo-color. By David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Ben Delatizky. Performance Dates: January 26, 27 and February 2, 3, 4, 9, 10

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Jan 22, Dan rated it it was amazing. Jun 09, Susan Haines rated it it was amazing. Most Popular in arts Right Arrow. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

That is, take away the aging factor of Kimberly and her disease, and the play still works well, mostly. Buddy strongly refuses and drives away. With courtiers circling [ Directed by David Petrarca Creative: Overall, good dialogue, although the characters were a bit hollow except for Kimberly. Thank you for signing up!


Through her budding friendship with Jeff, Kimberly finds herself discovering what kimbetly means to enjoy life just as hers may be approaching its end. Her two parents have equally unsuccessful ways of dealing with this heartbreaking condition: OK play but fairly predictable within the absurdist dysfunctional family genre. Interesting characters, worthwhile plot.

She meets another misfit a teenage boy and the two form an attachment to one another that borders on attraction. Nov 12, Douglas Cosby rated it liked it. Jason rated it liked it Jun 02, Caroline Webber rated it really liked kimberlg Jan 01, Thought it was too overt.

Matthew Decker, co-founder and resident director of Theatre Horizon, deserves accolades for this well-staged production.

You will be redirected back to your article in seconds. It just doesn’t seem like it ever reaches a zenith — and there’s certainly no payoff Refresh and try again. No trivia kimebrly quizzes yet.

Or should we seek redress, judging the past by present-day standards? I really dig the set-up of this show teen has aging disorder, thus high school-aged lead is played by a senior citizen. Paperbackpages.


Kimberly Akimbo

Kimbwrly may also like. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Aug 02, Ann rated it liked it. Did not enjoy the ending. Thus, Kimberly is trapped inside the frail physical body of an elderly woman.

A madcap ‘Kimberly Akimbo’ – The Boston Globe

It’s a great idea and it plays out really well, allowing for a lot of touching moments and a lot of funny parts from page 1. Lists with This Book. In contrast to the other Lindsay-Abaire play I just read Wonder of the Worldthis one has a little more meat in the broth. I would love to direct it some day and when I get older much older I want to play Kimbely Levaco.