Theater Breaking Through Barriers revives Charles Ludlam's comic noir, which pulls from works as diverse as 'Double Indemnity' and 'Therese Raquin' in its tale of love, murder, and piranha fish! More…
Chester Nurdiger lives in the back of his pet shop with his mother and his bored wife, Roxanne. One day, slick drifter Zachary Slade comes along and is hired to work in the shop. After sparks ignite between Roxanne and Zachary, they plot to murder Chester and feed him to the piranhas.
See it if you love a throwback to the days of campy "ridiculous" shows, enjoy watching actors have fun, and want to have a fun night at the theatre.
Don't see it if you have no sense of humor, are expecting a drama, or don't want to laugh.
See it if you're intelligent enough to enjoy lowbrow hijinks. you love filmnoir, parody, puppets, want to relive heyday of OffBroadway's guts 'n glam
Don't see it if you're too smart to enjoy silly - don't enjoy filmnoir or silly parodies - don't enjoy fabulous cutrate special effects - you need edgy mode
See it if you like hilarious funny camp the show keeps on going with slapstick comedy the props are a great addition along with the piranhas
Don't see it if you have no sense of humor and no imagination your loss if you don't see it
See it if You need a good laugh that is light. The cast is incredible the direction is excellent Anita Hollander is a must see
Don't see it if If you are looking for Drama if you don't want to have a good time
See it if If you like funny outrageous comedy slap stick humor fun cast well directed the cop & the mother in law play great supporting roles
Don't see it if If your a stick in the mud that cant get the ridiculousness of Charles Ludlam. I think they did better this time around Well done
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