But this is an American musical, so political content (and blame for the way things are) must be kept fuzzy, a strategically-calculated myopia.
The national tour of the smash-hit revival retains much of the charm of the original.
In this always compelling production, director Carey Perloff decided to bring the uncanny on stage, almost as a sixth character, in the form of composer/musician David Coulter.
Dumas’ Camille is nothing if not ambitious. Such complexity is seldom found on a summer stage.
Playwright Rachel Bonds has written an often-hilarious script which nonetheless deals with such serious and widespread issues as spousal and child abandonment, drug addiction, the right to death with dignity, and same-sex adoption of children.
Greater Good is a fiercely compelling piece, confronting its audience with a complex exploration of some of the most pressing issues of our day.
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This review, like the opening night of She Loves Me, is dedicated to the life and work of the late producer Harold Prince.
The CSC production maintains a sense of romantic adventure throughout, which makes it easier to accept some of the staging’s creative excesses — as well as the loop de loops of the Bard’s plotting.
On the Exhale is one of the most powerful and uncompromising one-person shows I’ve ever seen.