Dear Elizabeth: New Play From Sarah Ruhl & Les Waters (Eurydice)
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The fine print of a Groupon, the threat of a negative Yelp review, the "resume" of a cage-free chicken -- there's a lot more to the food scene than just food. Now the gripes and glories of being a modern-day gourmand have been turned into a hilarious stage show, Foodies! The Musical. This feisty musical comedy revue takes a humorous look at restaurants, eating habits and (increasingly whimsical) culinary trends. One of the longest-running original shows in San Francisco, Foodies! now comes to Danville, having won multiple SF Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Awards for outstanding music and lyrics. See a fresh production of this "show for everyone who eats" from the very talented Morris Bobrow, composer of Shopping! The Musical and Party of 2: The New Mating Musical. Learn More
We were seated in the last row near a fan, so it became necessary for us to use hearing devices during the 2nd half of the play. We missed some of the dialogue during the first half. If you're seated way in the back, we suggest the hearing devices.Dear Elizabeth info • Jun 14 2013 star this tip starred
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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The first act flies by and it's difficult to believe that it's just two actors trading dialogue that comes straight from their correspondence. It's a tribute to the script and the actors. The second act isn't quite as engaging. There are too many unknowns and it's just not as fun to watch talented people in decline. There was a lot of conversation during intermission about the "water" effect. I think it was a distraction and others thought it was a perfect accent to the themes.
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We really enjoyed the play, thought the actors both were superb, the stage was great, and the special water effects were surprising. The final scene of letters drifting down was terrific! We sat in BB, to the far right, and at times Cal could...continued
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