Ben rates it: One of the few concrete beliefs I have adopted thus far in my life is that while there is undeniable value in hard work and serious thought, it is equally vital to let oneself go and be silly from time to time. That being said, after three grueling days at the office,
Archives for July 16, 2009
Goodbye Love, Goodbye Joy, Hello Travis McElroy
Steve rates it: Goodbye Love, Goodbye Joy, Hello Travis McElroy is an uneven mix of relationship comedy and Hollywood satire. The laughs make attending worthwhile, but problems in tone and a sudden and unsatisfying ending may have you longing for a rewrite.
2 Shows: Disorder/Plant Psychic
Debbie rates it: Disorder The first in this stellar double feature, Disorder, features Hilary Kacser as Pakrat Patty who spills her heart out about dealing with all her stuff with hilarity, poignant honesty, and realism.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
Ben rates it: Where do characters go when they die on stage? An easy answer would be to say they simply cease to exist until conjured by another cast in a new production. However, maybe, just maybe these unfortunates float in a parallel limbo,
CATF: Dear Sara Jane
Occasionally there is an actor who is so suited for her role that you immediately suspect that the part was written for her. In the role of Sara Jane, in the world premiere of Victor Lodato’s Dear Sara Jane, the remarkable Joey Parsons inhabits every cubic inch
CATF: Farragut North
When a play about contemporary American politics begins with a tedious, implausible, largely pointless shaggy-dog story, you, gentle audience member, know you are in for a long afternoon.
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