The Mystery of Irma Vep Written by Charles Ludlam Directed by Rebecca Bayla Taichman Produced by Arena Stage Reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson The Mystery of Irma Vep is a silly spoof of legendary movie characters and literary themes, filled with madcap antics, satire, and whirlwind costume changes. Similar to Noises Off, it’s filled with […]
Archives for June 16, 2008
Mariela in the Desert By Karen Zacarias Produced by Theater of the First Amendment Directed by Nick Olcott Reviewed by Tim Treanor While Mariela in the Desert has a fine playwright, an estimable director, a polished, Equity-laden cast -it doesn’t jell. The play is muddled, contrived, and given to histrionic excess.