7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Also 4 p.m. March 6. Through March 14. $23-$33. Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. 770-641-1260. www.get.org.
By Wendell Brock
A.R. Gurney’s “What I Did Last Summer” feels like a lost moment from the prep-school-educated, quintessential WASP playwright’s youth. In this coming-of-age tale, 14-year-old Charlie lives with his mother and sister while his father is overseas during World War II. Not mature enough to be the man of the house, Charlie falls under the spell of an older, Pocahontas-like bohemian who teaches him about art, wine and all the stuff that a teenager would find grand and worldly.
There’s something murky and slightly mysterious rippling across the surface of this Mark Twain-meets-John