In positive and negative ways, this bold production idea proves surprisingly smooth sailing.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s energetic production makes a good case for the play without solving all its problems.
The crown may be hollow, but here it seems weightless.
Summon the ghosts of Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant at your peril.
This hugely energetic show favors spectacle over characters, but the audience doesn’t seem to mind.
Warmth, humor, and joyful out-and-proud-ness dominate the mood, yet there is considerable darkness in Mac’s view of both past and present.
600 Highwaymen’s non-play was an endurance test—how long could I stay in a theater without screaming?
This serious, ambitious show feels like its still a work in progress.
A particular tension—between angry political resistance, and gloriously buoyant queerness—fuels TM24’s immense energy.
Less here would be so much more.