The Foreigner Proves Silence is (Comedy) Gold
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The last date listed for The Foreigner was Saturday March 8, 2014 / 4:00pm.
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It's London, 1605. A down-and-out playwright named Shagspeare -- yeah, you know who we're talking… More
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Featured review from Lisa Rothstein
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I saw the original production in NYC 30 years ago. It's still very funny. I forgot however, that the first act is all about setup and runs very slow (though maybe I've gotten more ADD in the past 3 decades) and most of the big laughs come after intermission. Be patient! Lead actor is very good, but plays character more as a caricature from the beginning. My recollection of John Heard in the original was of a "normal" very shy and unhappy man who gradually comes out of his shell, rather than as a total nerd who saves the day. The rest of the cast, especially Ellard, also turn in good performances.
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This was an awesome show. The very beginning was just a little slow and it took a few minutes to get into it, but once the action began, it was hilarious. The lead character, "Charlie", was especially superb, as was the owner of the...continued
by Larry Shue
directed by Kerry Meads