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for a previous production "The production is slick and professional...The audience came prepared to laugh, and laugh they did, almost constantly. I, regretfully, was considerably less amused...The script is jam-packed with hip insider jokes about the entertainment industry, and it’s full of predictable targets...She plays a number of characters, but goes in for such elaborate costume changes that her performance becomes absurdly bogged down. The show is not my cup of tea...It may be yours." Full Review
for a previous production "Director Belgrader has suggested that the play is newly relevant to a generation burdened by climate change and environmental doom. But this seems a bit too topical for Beckett, who seems more concerned with eternal verities about the human condition. Nevertheless, Belgrader has assembled a clever production." Full Review
for a previous production "Antin sets his tale amid the horrors of 9/11, but his central figure doesn’t have the stature to pull it off...Once we have seen the stark projected images of the destruction of the Twin Towers and their chaotic aftermath, it’s hard to take Jake seriously...Many of Antin’s scenes are credible and effective, and they’re capably rendered by director Jim Blanchette, and faithfully served by the actors. But Antin’s songs seem thin and light-weight in the context." Full Review