Director Alexander Burns’ sometimes imaginative rethinking cannot redeem Lionel Bart’s awful musical.
Singing doesn’t get better than this.
Ensemble coordination is this production’s greatest achievement, along with some fine individual contributions.
This glossy but glib production is enjoyable but adds little of substance to Ibsen’s original.
REVIEW: Tales of the Unexpected: Suor Angelica and Le Villi at Academy of Vocal Arts (for Parterre Box)
A mixed bag of a production, but some singing of significant promise.
The restaurant setting has a sense of authenticity; the action in it, not so much.
This frantic, antic production doesn’t illuminate Anne Washburn’s poignant satire.
Yet Kenneth Lonergan’s often powerful play seems oblivious to its own sense of privilege.
Not one of these wan, trivial one-acts proves worth producing.
But director Austin Pendleton’s production too often makes this world grotesque.