BWW Review: Jordan Harrison’s Pulitzer Finalist MARJORIE PRIME Explores The Future of …

Noah Bean and Lois Smith(Photo: Jeremy Daniel) The last time playwright Jordan Harrison and director Anne Kauffman arrived for a stint at Playwrights Horizons, it was for the very clever 2011 social satire MAPLE AND VINE, where burned out millennials opted to stay in a gated community where life was continually lived in the 1950s. This time around they appear to be entering TWILIGHT ZONE territory with a futuristic drama, MARJORIE PRIME, which was a finalist for the most recent Pulitzer Prize and is already slated for a film version starring Jon Hamm. The invaluable Lois Smith plays octogenarian Marjorie, who, at the start of the play, is taking a trip down memory lane with Walter (Noah Bean) who looks thirtysomething. From the improbability of their shared experiences and his…


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