It’s a terrific, cleverly-written and utterly captivating piece of theatre that deserves all the high praise it’s receiving.
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That being said, the energy of this piece, when directed in a productive manner—humorous or otherwise—is invigorating; moreover, the spunk and pep of the performers does create a particular likability that makes the musical more accessible.
Despite her character’s initial reluctance to sing, thank God she does, because Samantha Pauly’s voice is one that belongs in those “choirs of angels” we’ll be treated to on every radio station for the next month.
I really enjoy seeing plays where the majority of the audience is anything other than old, straight and white. It’s always a sign that the work is going to have a different take on the world.
Not a story about elves talking to people, but people talking to people, gathered in close.