Theatre

Playing for Laughs

It’s the unbreakable musical. Last time out of its box I saw it performed by college drama students in a production Mickey and Judy—“Let’s put on a play!”—would have enjoyed. It was a staging in which everyone, even the kids who had never turned up for lectures, got a part. It literally rolled on and around the stage and all over the audience. How can you help yourself? When a theatre orchestra starts up and then “Comedy Tonight” hits you, you can’t escape the silly grin. That night, with the thespian kids, even adults who weren’t parents enjoyed themselves. This…

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