The major takeaway from George C. Wolfe’s uneven production is it’s time we put Iceman on ice.
Joe Mantello’s wildly entertaining production also exposes the flaws of Albee’s play.
This lightweight production feels more like One Day’s Journey into Dusk.
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.