THOUGHTS: Sawbones & The Diamond Eater

Sawbones and the diamond eater

I cannot say that I have ever seen a play about the medical world from the perspective of the operating table.  That is, until now.  At the HERE Arts Center’s MainStage, I saw a double-header of two evocative, short medical plays set during two major wars in our world’s history.  We are transplanted to the Civil War in Sawbones, then we journey on to  WWII in Germany in The Diamond Eater. Both plays were written by Carrie Robbins and, I was shocked by this, based on true stories by RD Robbins MD.

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