‘Women + War’
Through March 7. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 7 p.m. Sundays. $18-$23. Synchronicity Performance Group at 7 Stages, 1105 Euclid Ave. (Little 5 Points). 404-484-8636, synchrotheatre.com.
Bottom line: Something truly great becomes something merely good.
By Bert Osborne
Even as a shell of its former self, Synchronicity Performance Group’s “Women + War” is undeniably powerful theater.
Years in development, it’s an intricately woven series of scenes based on interviews with 50 Atlanta-area women (some natives, others immigrants from around the world). Their myriad recollections span time and place, but this much is the same: War is hell, regardless of one’s religious, political, economic or geographical circumstances.
My review of the company’s original 2005 staging of the play contained superlatives of a sort I