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Men On Boats — All Played By Women — Is A Goofball Pageant, Not A Feminist Manifesto

Main Street Players’ tongue-in-cheek production of Men On Boats — in which women portray the male explorers of the Colorado River — is basically a declamatory sixth grade history pageant merged with the broad humor of a Carol Burnett skit, blue language, and rarely a wink’s acknowledgment of the change in gender casting.

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A Puerile Underpants Is Challenging Sell for Main Street Players’ Likable Cast

Conjuring the lowbrow folderol of an early 20th century burlesque, Steve Martin’s adaptation of this 1910 German sex comedy Underpants performed by Main Street Players is all too quaint for our hedonistic age, with our ever-loosening broadcast standards and our debauched president.

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