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Curtain Up: ‘The Butcher’ an important new play produced well by Gulfshore Playhouse

Mark Harapiak and Chiara Motley in THE BUTCHER. Photo: Pedro Zepeda.
Mark Harapiak and Chiara Motley in THE BUTCHER. Photo: Pedro Zepeda.

Gulfshore Playhouse has given us a rare opportunity to see an important new work here in Naples. “The Butcher,” a world premiere of a play by Gwydion Suilebhan (pronounced Sullivan), is intense, provocative and remarkably polished and well-constructed.
The play addresses issues of religion, belief, fanaticism, tolerance, assimilation, prejudice, gender roles, American culture and more – without contrivance or polemics, and through relatable human interactions.