WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"Detroit" . . .unfolds in an actual backyard . . . about 40 miles northwest of Philadelphia. . . There, the grill is actually hot, the wind actually blows the plastic tablecloth off the patio furniture, and — during rehearsal — a rider lawnmower was working off stage.
"Nina Covalesky turns in a mesmerizing performance. She never hams up the mother's distress.
...you never doubt this character is a real, suffering person."
"Elaina DiMonaco's ... show is a triumph of advocacy theater, a tribute to both playwright and performer."