Review – When the Lights Went Out, a play

What’s this?  Michelle, you’re writing a review for another play?  Why yes, yes I am.  And without a co-post review of a script, too.  The reason for this is quite simple: because the production has a lot of improv, the script and the show can be very different.  But since I, once again, had nothing to do with this production, have a review.  (It’s nice to be an audience member!)

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Review – Fuddy Meers, a play

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Yes, yes, I know: this is a book blog.  But every so often, books and theater overlap.  Namely when a script becomes a stage production.

Now, I read a lot of scripts for my theatrical work and a lot of them I don’t feel comfortable reviewing for a lot of reasons (listed over at my book review for Fuddy Meers).  But I had nothing to do with this stage production and I was able to get my hands on a script.  So, I’ve decided to do a review of the production I saw, quite as if I’m reviewing the movie form of a book.

This probably won’t happen too often as usually I only get to read a script if I’m also working on a show, and I don’t feel it’s fair to post a review of that.  But, again, I didn’t have anything to do with this production, so no guilt.

For those of you in southeast Michigan, you too can see this awesome production at Monster Box Theatre in Waterford (click the link for tickets and info).

Production review under the cut.

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