Performing Arts

Theater Review: ‘Pocatello’

(L–R) Eddie’s mother, Doris (Brenda Wehle), and his older brother, Nick (Brian Hutchison), and Nick’s wife, Kelly (Crystal Finn), add to Eddie’s troubles as they arrive for a small family reunion. (Jeremy Daniel)
(L–R) Eddie’s mother, Doris (Brenda Wehle), and his older brother, Nick (Brian Hutchison), and Nick’s wife, Kelly (Crystal Finn), add to Eddie’s troubles as they arrive for a small family reunion. (Jeremy Daniel)

NEW YORK—Samuel D. Hunter’s Pocatello portrays a dysfunctional family. The setting (design by Lauren Helpern), an Italian restaurant in Pocatello, Idaho, seems almost too spiffy...




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