Debra Jo Rupp

TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A Messy Marital Drama

TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A Messy Marital Drama

The show: "Annapurna" at Hartford's TheaterWorks.

What makes it special?: Another show by Sharr White, whose fine "The Other Place" was produced by the theater earlier this year.

First impressions: One look at Evan Adamson's grungy trailer set and there's no doubt that the man who lives there has let things go to hell. And judging from the looks of that resident — long-haired, unshaven and naked, save for a filthy apron, frying questionable meat from the dollar store, with an oxygen tank strapped to his back — there's absolutely no doubt. Enter unexpectedly his ex-wife who walked out on him with their...