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.
Phylicia Rashad’s flashy, shallow production reveals how close this play is to TV comedy.
Less here would be so much more.
This show needs two key ingredients—Englishness and charm. Here, it had neither.
This accomplished, moving production puts the audience’s imagination to work.
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.