Through February 18. 2017
none too fragile’s ‘The Whale’ wallows in well-chartered waters
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's blog here.
At face value, a play about a 600-pound recluse who’s slowly eating himself to death sounds miserable. Granted, Charlie’s story is a sad one. But Robert Ellis brings a lovingness and nobility to his character that is uplifting, as the dying man forms a fragile community of people who care about each other.
To see a full review of this show, read Kerry Clawson's review here.
If you are a fan of shows that deliver hard hitting emotion, this is the one show you will not want to miss. You will find yourself drawn in to a swirling cauldron of despair, anger, self pity and addiction. After seeing this show you are guaranteed to feel better about your life by comparison no matter what.To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's blog.
Much like its protagonist, in this play there is a wonderful entity struggling to fight its way out of the smothering confines in which it finds itself. And this production only succeeds in fits and starts.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's review at Cleveland Scene
The none too fragile theater has brought this compelling story to its stage in aTo see a full review of this show, read David's posts at Talkin' Broadway