July 6, 2022


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The Fever Syndrome overview: The dishevelled construction depart us feeling trapped

The irony in Alexis Zegerman’s play is that Professor Richard Myers (Robert Lindsay) is being recognised for his pioneering work in IVF, enabling hundreds of childless {couples} to begin households of their very own.

Myers is affected by Parkinson’s, which has exacerbated his abrasiveness.

His second spouse Megan (Alexandra Gilbreath) is exhausted from caring for him, and his kids are involved about their monetary legacy.

On an enormous doll’s home set revealing varied rooms, particular person scenes overlap because the son argues along with his boyfriend, the formidable daughter argues together with her weak husband, and the glamorous funding banker son reveals a secret that can have an effect on all of them.

It is intermittently amusing and typically puzzling (a ghost lady retains flitting out and in) however the dishevelled construction and banal decision depart us feeling trapped in an excessively acquainted state of affairs.

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