by Michael Meigs
Published on June 06, 2015
Max Langert's Good Weather for Bundt Cakes is a talky piece, using revelation, conflict and resolution rather than introspection. Director Christi Moore keeps this 80-minute script cracking along at a pace that has you glancing around expectantly to see where the next surprise is coming from.
Bundt. BUNDT. Bundtbundtbundtbundt. Bundt. Needs sugar butter not margarine flour weed. Weed? Well, maybe, when Mom's unpredictably delusional and big siter Rebecca is trapped and Dad died six months before and that runaway sister Julia turns up with an attitude and a backpack of needs that were never satisified. Max Langert's three-character play takes place in a suburban home, and that in fact is exactly where it's staged: in a suburban ...