'Recommended Reading' play is, well, recommended

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Posted: Saturday, May 4, 2013 12:00 am

What Omaha playwright Ellen Struve stirs up with “Recommended Reading for Girls” is clever, funny and surprisingly moving.

In the play, which had its world premiere Friday night at the Omaha Community Playhouse, Struve explores the relationships between mothers and daughters in a reflecting pool of the literary characters young girls absorb. Is life in those books anything like reality? Do the heroines point the way, or mislead? How do real-life family stories connect to literary stories, especially when both have been filtered through time and memory?

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