When: Fridays, Saturdays, 8-10:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3-5:30 p.m. Continues through April 5 2015
If you were ever assigned to read Crime and Punishment, chances are you joked it was both a crime and punishment. Dostoevsky’s classic follows a down-and-out ex-student as he plots the death of an unsavory pawnbroker. Curt Columbus and Marilyn Campbell’s fast-paced theatrical adaptation intriguingly tasks three actors with portraying an array of characters. Upon its 2007 debut, The New York Times wrote, “Who would have thought that the novel no high school student has ever finished reading would make such engrossing theater?” David Rinear directs the Playhouse’s production.