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After nearly two decades of South Florida productions, the hilarious and poignant Over The River And Through The Woods has lost a bit of its power in this perfectly workmanlike and mildly affecting edition by Broward Stage Door. This trip to grandmother’s house may not be as vibrant as the one in your memory, but it still warms the gut like Aida’s ever-present pan of lasagna.
A solid cast molded by director Hugh M. Murphy adds Alfred Uhry’s The Last Night of Ballyhoo to the quietly growing list of solid productions that Broward Stage Door has been accumulating in recent years.
It’s not the slamming doors, Marx Brothers chases or repartee that make Broward Stage Door’s farce Moon Over Buffalo an enjoyable afternoon laughing at the foibles of vainglorious creatures who, of course, bear no relation to our own imperfections. It’s the cast’s unflagging energy the topspin on a put-down, comic timing and scores of bits of business..
By Bill Hirschman There is something inexplicably hilarious about people struggling to master the high technology of operating an automobile. One of the funniest comedy routines of the second half of the 20th Century has to be Bob Newhart’s deadpan …