Through November 10, 2018
If the final episode of the NBC sitcom “Friends” was situated in a bar rather than Central Perk coffee house, revolved around Chandler’s funeral rather than some minor misunderstanding, and was set to music, you’d have “Everything is Okay (and other helpful lies).”
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's blog here or go to www.clevelandjewishnews.com/columnists/bob_abelman/
“Everything is Okay (and other helpful lies)” is not a show for everyone. It, in fact, could be an uncomfortable sit for some. For Millennials, and those willing to open themselves to seeing a “new” style musical, based on a specific generation’s angst, it provides an interesting experience.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
What began as a CPT Test Flight workshop item and previewed during the CPT Entry Point New Play Festival looks to be in need of a few more minutes in the oven. Some telling dialogue between participants could go along way in helping us relate to their problems and fears. It’s not bad, just not as good as it could be.
Can female masturbation save us? Based on the “Masturbation Song” which occurs in the second act of this musical, you might think so.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's blog Rave and Pan
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's review at Cleveland Scene
As is, "Everything is Okay" keeps us at arm's length, destined to be a cabaret novelty rather than a cultural touchstone.
To see a full review of this show, read Andrea Simakis' blog or visit Cleveland.com here.