Review: "Skin for Skin" @ The Agency Theater Collective / by Jerald Pierce

Skin For Skin, a world premiere play by Paul Pasulka, is a very angry play. It’s a play that is following a likely theme that new plays will have in the coming years. It’s the right of playwrights and artists alike to take strong stands regarding the choices and direction of their countries and governments. But at some point, there has to be more than anger present. That’s where this play is stunted. It fails to make a point beyond saying “America is a jerk, especially regarding its military ethics and treatment of other cultures.” This play goes hard after the military’s treatment of minorities overseas (making sure to comment on those who may even be American citizens) and dives heavily into torture as a measure of extracting information.

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