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"Great Expectations" is Quintessential Theatre Review by Bonny Gable

Barter Theatre’s Great Expectations is the quintessential theatrical experience. In Catherine Bush’s adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic we witness a story told onstage that is as stirring and enthralling as it is entertaining and instructive. Everything good theatre should be. Bush has constructed a drama that captivates a modern audience. All essential elements of Dickens’s tale are there and every nuance is explored, but everything is packaged in such a way that the story soars at a riveting pace. We dare not look away lest some exciting turn of events be missed.
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