The story of “A Christmas Carol” provides a loose framework and several characters for this exploration of parent-child relationships. Tired of the same old Christmas Carol? This may be exactly what you are looking for!
East-West tensions that brought about the Cold War, plus living under and after the walls came down, make for compelling theatre from a master playwright who has been produced in Russia, as well as here in the US.
A father and a mother confront the suicide of their adult gay son, whose male partner visits the gravesite at the same time, where they enact a mock funeral. The discussion follows the tack of seeing and hearing someone when they are still alive.