Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad: Farcical Comedy
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The last date listed for Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad was Saturday April 12, 2014 / 8:00pm.
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Surf's up in this beachy adaptation of Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy of unrequited love and… More
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Mixed feelings about it. The acting was very good, and the set design and execution was imaginative. On the downside, the play is "dated" and appealing more to folk with greater awareness of theatrical movements in the 50's and early 60's that it parodies. A few in the audience laughed frequently at the absurdist antics, but nearly everyone else was quiet throughout the play and when exiting. Still, the audience gave the actors more than polite applause; we may have been puzzled by the whole thing, but we recognized and appreciated the hard work that went into it, especially the piranha. Bottom line: if you've a more than passing familiarity with Theatre of the Absurd, you may be one of the few who "get" it.
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"What the heck was THAT?!" pretty much describes this play! We didn't particularly like the play content itself, but the acting was first class and the costuming was excellent!
We enjoyed the live music within the performance and each of the...continued
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