The Father

Through Jan. 27: Several recent plays, including Park Square Theatre's 2017 "Dot," have dealt with dementia, but this French comedy/drama takes audiences inside the disorienting disorder. It's as if "The Father" is depicting it from within the head of André (Craig Johnson), who finds it increasingly difficult to make sense of the world around him. Miriam Schwartz plays André's beleaguered daughter in a cast that also includes Gremlin Theatre artistic director Peter Christian Hansen. (7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 3 p.m. Sun. Gremlin Theatre, 550 Vandalia St., St. Paul. $25-$28, 1-888-718-4253 or

Chris Hewitt