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Delirium's Daughters

From 4 member  reviews
Members say: Dated, Fluffy, Entertaining, Funny, Silly

About the show

Triumvirate Artists, dedicated to producing new plays that showcase theatre professionals over 55, presents this off-beat romantic comedy based on stock Commedia Dell'Arte scenarios about a father and his 3 daughters. More…

4 suitors, 3 daughters, what’s a father to do? A kind old gentleman believes his deceased wife has forbidden their three daughters to marry, until one of the suitors plays a series of tricks that helps him deal with his loss and recover his sanity. A new and refreshing take on Commedia Dell’Arte with a touch of magical realism.


Member Reviews (4)

MEMBERS SAY:

Dated, Fluffy, Entertaining, Funny, Silly
72
Avg Score

85
Funny, Delightful, Fluffy, Quirky, Refreshing

See it if You're in the mood for a silly comedy and want to have a good time.

Don't see it if You want serious theater, or like your romantic leads conventionally attractive.

83
Clever, Dated, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want a light-hearted semi-classic theater

Don't see it if you want a more modern show with some originality

50
Cliched, Disappointing, Overrated, Romantic, Dated

See it if old fashioned romantic romps

Don't see it if you want originality and depth when you see a show

71
Fluffy, Silly, Entertaining

See it if you want a light-hearted play.

Don't see it if don't like frivolity.


August 9th, 2015
"It’s all just silliness, good-natured and competently executed, with Abby Walsh’s by-the-numbers Tuscan villa garden set and Kathleen Butler’s straightforward direction. But once in a while, there’s something more — like Timidio’s inspired reactions and Di Lirio’s touching final revelation."
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August 3rd, 2015
"Provided you're able to get your head straight (or gleefully abandon all rationality entirely) you'll find it a delightfully frothy summer comedy.The performances are far more memorable than the instantly forgettable story...Korn's love for the form shines through the stilted and unnatural dicti...
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August 3rd, 2015
"Commedia dell’arte cleverly meets modern sensibilities in this comedy that delightfully exemplifies its own title—delirium...Sprinkled with the comedy are moments of necessary seriousness about the world these characters live in...'Delirium’s Daughters' is perfect for anyone looking for a fun ev...
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August 3rd, 2015
"The young woman to my left was asleep in minutes...No definition I could find suggested it must be dull. And, sadly, 'Delirium’s Daughters' is all of that. Bottom line, daffy daughters, silly suitors, dead wives, and unlikely ghosts, cross dressing and flimflam, have a proud history. This contem...
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