Comedic Becky's New Car Zooms Down the Road Not Taken
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The last date listed for Becky's New Car was Sunday December 22, 2013 / 3:00pm.
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"His skin was pale and his eye was odd" -- and that's only the beginning of what's unsettling about Mr. Todd, the barber/serial killer at the dark heart of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. Set in the gloomy alleys of 19th-century London, this production from Lyric Stage Company of Boston "attends the tale" of Todd who, after being banished on false charges, returns to the city to exact his bloody revenge. A legendary smash in 1979, this black comedy won eight Tony Awards while The New York Times gushed it contained "more artistic energy, creative personality and plain excitement" than a dozen average musicals. Recently adapted into a hit movie starring Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd now comes to Boston in a vibrant production directed by Spiro Veloudos. Learn More
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After spending all of my non-work time this week cleaning my apartment, running in a 5k Turkey Trot, and making a full Thanksgiving dinner and cleaning up after it (much of which was made pleasant by the presence of friends), I went to the first show of "Becky's New Car" at the Lyric Stage tonight only knowing that it was a new romantic comedy, but not knowing what to expect. As Becky explains near the beginning, when a woman wants a new car, that means she really wants a new relationship, and when she wants a new house, she wants a new life. As Becky wanders gradually away from her normal life as a pink collar worker with a blue collar husband and a son in grad school but living at home, who aspires to be a psychologist and analyzes everybody else's actions, that new car becomes pretty tempting. The acting was good, and the fourth wall was broken in several very interesting ways that went beyond the plot. The men come off no worse than the women, and maybe even better, though simpler.