Tom Jones: Sexy Comedy Based on Classic NovelJosephinum Academy, formerly Keyhole Theatre (1500 N. Bell Ave. Chicago, IL 60622)
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I am not an Anglophile, but this was definitely a terrific production as far as period pieces go. It was incredibly fast paced, but I had no trouble keeping up with the twists and turns. Second best show I've seen at this theater company (Ephemera was a masterpiece!)
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- "A gallery of jolly if rough-hewn rogues, wenches and aristocrats comes to roaring life in Henry Fielding's 1749 comic picaresque ... sly touches and grounded performances create a show that satisfies ... the 17-member ensemble works well at filling the small theater with exuberant life and saucy energy." --Chicago Tribune (three stars)
- "Full of wit ... Marcus Davis and Alex Fisher are fresh-faced and likable." --Chicago Reader (highly recommended)
- "This Midwest premiere of David Hammond's deft adaptation is everything you'd want it to be: clever, spirited, funny, literate, insightful, physical, and teeming with engaging characters engagingly played." --Chicago Stage Style (four stars)
- "On the stage it’s a breathless whirlwind of scandal, love, treachery, lust, and revenge, with hardly a moment’s pause...You’ll especially enjoy this play if you’re a fan of Dickens, Shakespeare or Fielding." --Chicago Theater Beat (three stars)
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