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"Middletown" runs Oct. 6-9 and 12-15 (image by Bethany Bash)

Will Eno’s 2010 Dramedy “Middletown” Looks at Small-Town Life, Circa 2010, with a Gimlet Eye

“Middletown’s” residents may be more flamboyant than their ancestors in Grover’s Corners, NH or the Spoon River region of Illinois, but the small-town lives that playwright Will Eno samples for “Middletown” are a fairly predictable cross-section of contemporary sitcom characters.

"Middletown" opens Sept. 29th (image by Bethany Bash)

Will Eno’s “Middletown” Is a Deeply Moving and Profoundly Comic Look at Small-Town Life

Welcome to “Middletown.” We’ve all been there. Life is always more complicated than it appears, and beneath the ordinary lies something epic, elusive, and mysterious.