by Michael Meigs
Published on June 17, 2023
Bárbara Colio's remarkable script and Alejandro Pedemonte's direction of three striking, distinctly different actresses created a mesmerizing experience.
Within Austin's Ground Floor Theatre, an undefined space is set against a black background. The platformed stage is bare except for two long wooden benches. Verónica Pomata enters, lingers stage right, fidgets, checks her phone, looks back behind her; the seconds stretch out and expectation builds into suspense. Director Alejandro Pedemonte knows how to rivet the attention of a full house. When speech comes after that long, detailed silence, it's in Spanish. The full …