Performing Arts

Theater Review: ‘ToasT’

(L–R) Armando Riesco, Keith David, F. Hill Harper, and Jonathan Peck in “ToasT,” appear in a Public Lab production written by Lemon Andersen and directed by Elise Thoron.  (Carol Rosegg)
(L–R) Armando Riesco, Keith David, F. Hill Harper, and Jonathan Peck in “ToasT,” appear in a Public Lab production written by Lemon Andersen and directed by Elise Thoron. (Carol Rosegg)

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