Caring for Others in Abnormal Ways

Most science fiction narratives revolve around plots and events that have never occurred, or been imagined, prior to that point in time. Part of the fun of these tales is that storytellers come up with creative and fantastic scenarios.

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Cygnet’s fair ‘Maple and Vine’ stumbles over itself


Technology has made the 1950s seem like centuries ago, and a lot more may (or may not) have happened to human interconnectedness in the meantime. Cygnet Theatre’s “Maple and Vine” takes a look at the simpler era and the very personal reasons behind the characters’ fascination with it — but amid the nice production values and fine acting, the script fuels a debate in which the playwright doesn’t want to take part.

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