A Prayer For Owen Meany: divine exasperation

Guest review by David Johnston

Ensemble Theatre Company is presenting A Prayer for Owen Meany at Pacific Theatre.

Chris Lam and Tariq Leslie work hard but drop the ball in A Prayer for Owen Meany. (Photo by Zemekiss Photography)

It was a bad sign when, after sitting through A Prayer For Owen Meany‘s fourteen-hour runtime, my first reaction was “What was that thing about?” (The program says the runtime is 135 minutes, but just as knowing Owen Meany made protagonist John Wheelwright believe in God, watching Owen Meany made me no longer believe in clocks.) [Read more…]

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