A starry production at New Jersey Rep can’t overcome the thinness of Michael Tucker’s play.
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.
Yet this extravagantly enjoyable show would benefit from being taken a bit more seriously.
This hugely energetic show favors spectacle over characters, but the audience doesn’t seem to mind.
Philadelphia Artists’ Collective’s delightful show captures the delights—and some of the poignant heart—of early melodrama.
This serious, ambitious show feels like its still a work in progress.
Less here would be so much more.
The wonderful Corinna Burns shines especially brightly in this droll, delightful show.