2006 Best Play Writing Award - LA Weekly

draws specific, engaging performances from his ensemble...Throat is an anxious, twisted parable for our time."
- Los Angeles Times

PICK OF THE WEEK!  GO!  "A HARROWING GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE...Director Dámaso Rodriguez keeps the show's menace to the scale of a human nightmare!"
- LA Weekly

the actors in this Furious Theatre Company production probe the depths of pettiness and self-interest in each of the characters, giving Back of the Throat a complexity that is sorely needed on our country's dramatic, as well as political, stages."

"EXTRAORDINARY!... INTENSE!...For those who attend, there will be much to discuss afterward!" 
- Pasadena Star News

"ONE OF THE YEAR'S MOST REWARDING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING PRODUCTIONS...Under Dámaso Rodriguez's taut and incisive direction, this cerebral political thriller explores complex and urgent themes in a riveting 80 minutes of nail-biting tension and ironic laughter."
- Frontiers Magazine

Primo in every aspect...powerful performances from all with gripping and gut wrenching directorial choices and inventive staging."
- Tolucan Times

Directed by Dámaso Rodriguez
Khaled - Ammar Mahmood
Carl - Doug Newell
 Bartlett - Anthony Di Novi
 Shelly/Beth/Jean - Vonessa Martin
 Asfoor - Aly Mawji

 Director - Damaso Rodriguez
 Stage Manager - Christie Wright
 Set Designer/Props - Shawn Lee
 Lighting Designer - Dan Jenkins
 Sound Designer - Cricket Strother Myers
 Costume Designer - Rachel Canning
 Production Manager - Nick Cernoch
 Production Intern - Jennifer Inglis
 Master Electrician - Dan Healey
 Sound Board Operator - Katie Davies
 Producer/Build Crew - Brad Price
Graphic Designer - Eric Pargac
Poster Artwork - Valerie Meijer

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