February 11 through March 5, 2016
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D’oh! Grand ambitions, good intentions not quite realized in CPT’s ‘Mr. Burns’
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's CJN article here.
MR. BURNS A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY is not a production that will please everyone, nor is it meant to be. It can be obtuse, is overly long, and too reference specific. If you are a “The Simpsons” fan, it will help you to understand the images to which the author is referring. For the rest, it could be the basis for a discussion, an attempt to determine what Anne Washburn is trying to tell, and an adventure into the post-apocalyptic future.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
If you’re looking for a friendly traditional theater experience…this ain’t it. This is theater for those with an eclectic taste who are up to date with the latest “socially hip catch phrases.” It is theater that some will rave about and others will rave at as it flies over their heads. Choose wisely, grasshopper.To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's blog.
The playwright's reach eventually exceeds her grasp as the play limps to a curiously unaffecting end. But before that, as Homer would say: Woo-hoo! It's quite a ride.To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's review at Cleveland Scene