George Bernard Shaw's Fanny's First Play
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The last date listed for Fanny's First Play was Sunday November 24, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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For me, this is a three star play - meaning, "I liked it". Four stars would be "I'm glad I didn't miss it" and five stars means "You must see it." So this is a three star event, in my view. You have to like Shaw, for starts, and his plays require intellectual engagement, albeit with the issues of a century ago - women's suffrage, class distinctions, & the like. But you have to pay attention to what is being said. Given that, this was an enjoyable performance, albeit a bit broad, to the point of caricature. The roles are doubled, but easy to handle.
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Shaw's playful metatheatrics anticipate our current postmodern and self-referential aesthetic by a century, although his satirical take on theater criticism isn't as caustic as one might hope. It is ambitious of any theater troupe (especially a...continued