Suraya Shalash as Mathilda, whose lifelong quest is to tell the perfect joke. Actors Guild of Lexington presents Sarah Ruhl's "The Clean House" Feb. 2-12 at Actors Guild's theater, 4383 Old Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rich Copley| Lexington Herald-Leader
Suraya Shalash as Mathilda, whose lifelong quest is to tell the perfect joke. Actors Guild of Lexington presents Sarah Ruhl's "The Clean House" Feb. 2-12 at Actors Guild's theater, 4383 Old Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rich Copley| Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington Herald-Leader
Suraya Shalash as Mathilda, whose lifelong quest is to tell the perfect joke. Actors Guild of Lexington presents Sarah Ruhl's "The Clean House" Feb. 2-12 at Actors Guild's theater, 4383 Old Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rich Copley| Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington Herald-Leader

Review: In 'Clean House,' darkness marries light

February 03, 2012 01:39 PM