"Forward Theater’s excellent production of Life Sucks is a funny, contemplative, tragic, ridiculous and insightful take on the sad-sack antihero Uncle Vanya (William Bolz) and his loosely related family group...These characters — with their desires, flaws, blind spots and small comforts — are people you should meet." - Gwendolyn Rice, Isthmus
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"Posner has made a practice of taking classic literature, in this case the 1899 play Uncle Vanya, by Anton Chekhov, and pulling out threads of character, situation and matters of the heart. What he’s able to mold out of these true things feels both fresh and timeless — timeless on an emotional level and a practical one..." - Lindsay Christians, The Cap Times
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"What I truly enjoyed about this play was the absolute honesty and familiarity of it, even as the characters and their reactions are exaggerations of the norm, which is the key to the comedy of it...Make a day of it and spend some time in the Capitol Square with a good friend, as I did, and I guarantee that you won't think life sucks at all." - Mary Boyle, Ozaukee Living Local
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Behind the scenes with the cast of Life Sucks.


'Life Sucks.' playwright has Wisconsin connections - Gayle Worland, The Wisconsin State Journal

Aaron Posner wrote a play called 'Life Sucks.' He disagrees. - Lindsay Christians, The Cap Times

For the love of Chekhov - Michael Muckian, Isthmus

‘Life Sucks,’ but Updating Chekhov Doesn’t - Stephanie Harte, Footlights