As a whole, the cast sounds terrific singing Kurt Weill’s score. No microphones are needed, and it’s lovely to hear the cast sing inches away from you, accompanied by the six-piece band behind them.
The jazzy music and colourful production design are enough to satisfy nostalgia for the seasonal TV cartoon.
Playing the Wolf, a bike cop, and an orange-prison-jumpsuited “Holiday Claus”, Andrew McNee is a hoot, while Rachel Aberle combines pluck and innocence as Red
The glow of neon lights add to the rock-concert feel, befitting the riffs the cast belt out as they tackle Jonathan Larson’s challenging score.
Playwright Katey Hoffman parcels out the narration among Jane and several other characters in spare, poetic refrains.
Anusree Roy's script about the Kolkata sex trade benefits from outstanding performances.
The actors, for the most part, handle the endless math jargon quite well, even if by the second act, the audience is feeling fatigued by the heavy lifting.
Quirky touches, parodic humour, and killer singing and dancing make the show a treat for musical-theatre fans
Things look okay on the surface for the four characters, but friendly demeanours can't conceal what's leaving them deeply troubled.
The Sam Shepard play examines how the choices we make in life, whether they seem significant or not to us at the time, shape our paths.