“This show’s a lot of fun,” Oakley said. “It’s 90 minutes of comedy and farce, and it moves quick.”
If a healthy dose of life, love and nostalgia is your antidote to the long, hot summer, sit back with a simple dose of “On Golden Pond.”
Crammed with ideas about the domination of women, never condescending to any of our foibles as humans, quirky and, finally, touching, this play in this production is a must see.
In this swift act, the players seem to come to life, or rather come to grips with death: It is as if death, murder, blood, battles were an aphrodisiac.
“Sylvia” is one of the most intelligent scripts in the catalogue. It is light, witty and yet probes the complex emotional bond between people and pets.
There’s a wealth of beauty in the simple lyrics and tunes of rural America, and the music of its small churches is profoundly uplifting. Say what you will about Christianity, but its message is hope.
The problem, it seems, is this: Huey has come to believe his manhood was stolen three years ago by his ex-wife, Janice (Erin Edgerton), and he can’t move forward with his life until he woos Janice and gets her back.
The subtitle of “Taking Care of Mimi” is “A morality murder mystery.”
The premise – for the five or so of you who haven’t seen the show yet – is simple: A cooking accident by convent cook Sister Julia, Child of God, has wiped out 52 members of the Little Sisters of Hoboken.
Written and set in the 1980s (although it takes a while to realize it), the play bears a certain resemblance to another funny holdover from back then: David Letterman’s Top 10 list.