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Despite Fine Moments, Guys and Dolls Doesn’t Quite Land
Despite being one of the greatest musicals of all time, Guys and Dolls always poses a difficult make-or-break challenge that determines if a production is mildly entertaining or sublime. So, MNM Theatre Company, which has given us some terrific evenings, delivers some fine individual moments here and there, but they never find that elusive groove.
Stand Up, Wick Theatre’s Guys And Dolls Is Rockin’ The House
One quiet fear of frequent theatergoers is that some well-meaning troupe will bungle a piece they love and override precious memories with mediocrity. Well, breathe easier. The Wick Theatre’s rendition of Guys and Dolls, widely considered one of the best musical comedies ever written, is as buoyant and spirited a triumph as a fan could wish.
Hirschman’s Solely Subjective Summation Of Shows That Shouldn’t Be Missed 2016-17
These are not at all necessarily what we predict will be the best shows this season (although they may be) or the best attended or the most popular or the most award-winning. We don’t care. These are the shows we most want to see for a variety of reasons. The list is woefully incomplete, likely with major but unintentional omissions.
Unfunny Guys and Dolls at Broward Stage Door is a Flat Sucker Bet
While Broward Stage Door’s edition of Guys and Dolls has some talented artists named in the playbill, this is no one’s best work, to be kind about it. The most glaring problem is that only one performer has even a clue to classic comic timing, despite being presented with some of funniest lines ever written for the stage.