As mentioned above, I experienced a range of reactions to what was taking place (I'm giving no spoilers). Some may be put off by the hyperbolic nature of some of what takes place, but as hyperbolic metaphor, it works perfectly well as long as you can mentally go there. Overall, a great production, and one I intend to see again before it leaves....
Bull, the second production by Mike Bartlett put up at Rogue Machine Theatre, is directed by Jennifer Pollono and stars Josh Bitton, Kevin Daniels, and Lesley Fera as co-workers waiting for a performance review meeting in which one of them will be fired by their boss (Alex Whittington).
Fera and Daniels team up against Bitton with bullying cloaked in humor and fake niceties, escalating quickly to gaslighting. Bully is almost too kind a word – taunt and torture might be more apt.
Josh Bitton brings dazzling emotional life to the tormented Thomas who you empathize with and pity but also simultaneously want to side coach to stand up for himself and fight back.
The costuming is right on - an ill fitting suit for Thomas and accents of ...