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"It can safely be said that breezy debates about the virtues of communism versus capitalism, in a high-twit-factor, three-act, moldy British drawing-room comedy is hardly the place to do the topic justice...'The Roundabout' has quite a talented cast. The problem is that it’s just not terribly funny or impactful. It’s quite a bland offering...if you’re a huge fan of, say, 'The Importance of Being Ernest' and pine for spatterdashes and top hats, you’ll enjoy 'The Roundabout' immensely." Full Review
"We should all be so lucky to have this man’s energy, at his age...Evett has converted this story into an environmental tale...A tremendous, if obvious, message...Do you want to go hear this message handed to you, heavily? Heavy-handedly?...Evett’s got gale-force power; it’s a bit much for a small theater. Black Dog in a black box? Biting off pieces of someone’s shoulder, swallowing them, and then blowing chunks? 'Is it too much?' You be the judge." Full Review
“So here you’ve got Pidgeon, who’s married to Mamet and clearly has been directed by him—a lot. And the result is some of the most wooden acting I’ve ever seen. No listening whatsoever…The three men in the play are solid enough…Does one stand up for truth to the exclusion of all else?...It’s one of life’s more important questions, and 'The Penitent' does a good job of giving your mind something to chew on, post-show.” Full Review