An A-for-effort production with some fine moments doesn’t fully realize the size and scale of the play.
At Bucks County Playhouse, Robert Harling’s formulaic script is made more enjoyable by a terrific cast.
Superb direction and a blue-chip cast in a beautiful, heartfelt, and visually glorious production.
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As a play, Ballad has flaws; as a community experience, it’s overwhelming.
Lucas Hnath’s bold, beautifully nuanced play in a pitch-perfect production.
Considerable moment-to-moment power here is stronger than the big picture.
The energetic, high-wattage ensemble isn’t an optimal fit for this dark-tinged show about life on the margins.
A crowd pleasing, musically expert production of Donizetti’s delightful comedy closes the season in style.
Director Tom Reing gives us an accomplished, exhilaratingly theatrical show, but the core story and its protagonist remain elusive.
A few curious choices mark Jonathan Kent’s production, but they don’t diminish the play or Jessica Lange’s riveting performance.