Review: "The Snare" @ Jackalope Theatre Company / by Jerald Pierce

It’s sometimes said that playwrights write plays about issues that they’re grappling with. It’s a sort of public, professional art therapy. If there is a difficult topic, a playwright has the vehicle to create characters who can talk, argue, sometimes fight, and eventually come to a conclusion (or a realization that there isn’t one) on stage. The Snare, the world premiere play by Samantha Beach, is one of those explorations. Beach uses her play to take a deep dive into the difficulties of faith and parenthood. It’s perhaps not as clean as many would want, but then again, neither is life. 

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