I make no claim to completeness or even to coherence. But here goes…
Philadelphia Artists’ Collective’s delightful show captures the delights—and some of the poignant heart—of early melodrama.
A particular tension—between angry political resistance, and gloriously buoyant queerness—fuels TM24’s immense energy.
Less here would be so much more.
The wonderful Corinna Burns shines especially brightly in this droll, delightful show.
But whether this earnest, winning piece is a successful play is an open question.
The “semi-staging” seen here delivers less theater than no staging at all.
The provocative show that director Emma Griffin offers here goes beyond a reimagined staging.
What’s most unsettling here happens quietly in the shadows.
Michael Hollinger’s funny and clever play could use more gravity.