In A Dark Dark House

The distressing theme of In a Dark, Dark House is the perpetuating cycle of child abuse. That stems from the damaged brothers’ experiences long ago with a golden-haired college boy, Todd, who befriended their family. Decades later, a scene between Terry and not-so-innocent teenager Jennifer (Toni Clair) is downright creepy, sending the whole story into a tailspin. The play’s conclusion is open-ended. Terry had seemed like a sympathetic character through much of the show, but now we’re uncomfortably unsure. Is this broken individual ultimately an upright man or is he depraved?.. Source: By Kerry Clawson / Beacon Journal staff writer