Arts Daily / Appropriate


Columbia’s Trustus Theatre brings a fresh voice in American playwrighting to South Carolina for a the Southern premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Obie winning play, “Appropriate”. Beneath its slicing humor and deep emotional intelligence, “Appropriate” a merciless portrait of an American family caught in a venomous bubble. The Lafayette clan has descended upon the crumbling Arkansas homestead to settle the accounts of the newly-dead patriarch. As his three adult children sort through a lifetime of hoarded mementos and junk, they collide over clutter, debt, and a contentious family history. But after a disturbing discovery surfaces among their father’s possessions, the reunion takes a turn for the explosive. Running Thursdays through¬†Sundays, January 29th through February 13th.