REVIEW — THE SHEPHERD EXPRESS: Powerful Performance in ‘Pure Enough to Drink’
…a play based on true-life events…The cast delivers…”
“In our society, the public often turns a blind eye to the problem of drug addiction. We assume the problem is reserved for the underprivileged and could never afflict the upper and middle classes….
Pure Enough to Drink is a play based on true-life events. It’s the story of its author, Alex Hoffmann, the flawed father of Shay, who died due to a heroin overdose. Alex also comes to terms with his own drinking addiction after he is imprisoned for driving while drunk and causing property damage. To make things worse, he’s currently going through rough times with his wife, Judy, after the discovery of their son’s addiction.
The cast delivers performances worthy of such tragedy, especially Markaz Davis as Shay. The actor is outstanding…”