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Parade Productions’ collection of short plays by Michael McKeever, The Whole Caboodle, has the makings of a terrific evening of theatre, but an added conceptual element prevents the show from fulfilling its potential.
Boca Raton Theatre Guild’s production of A.R. Gurney’s comedy has some virtues starting with a delightful performance from Jacqueline Laggy and an admirably solid one from Patti Gardner. But the laughs peter out because of less stellar performances from the two male actors who dampen what should be an effervescent comedy.
The Boca Raton Theatre Guild has announced its ’s 2012-2013 season: the A.R Gurney thinking man’s comedy Sylvia from Sept. 28-Oct. 14 and Kander & Ebb’s acerbic musical Chicago in March 1-17.
When The Women’s Theatre Project leaders announced in February that they had lost their performing space in Fort Lauderdale, some pessimists feared its unique voice would slide into limbo. But the 11-year-old company has slated two shows at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton in November and January.
Avi Hoffman’s performance as a troubled writer, struggling to deal with success but escape his past, is one of the virtues in the promising but flawed inaugural offering from Parade Productions, a professional company performing in Mizner Park. There’s a lot of talent here working very hard, but not a lot of electricity emanating from the elegiac, mildly funny, mildly moving tale.
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 …