February 5 through 28, 2016
GOLDEN LEAF RAG TIME BLUES is, at best, a work in progress. The writing fails to grab and hold attention, leaving the cast with little opportunity to develop much in the way of depth of character. The production team and cast give all they can in staging, but are left with little reward. Ensemble should be praised for attempting to give life to a new play.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
If you have a premium baby sitter who charges an extortionist rate and you seek a short evening of entertainment, this is the play for you. The show does raise the question…”Why Bother?”
To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's blog.
The entire play feels disassembled, similar to the odd, two-word spelling of ragtime in the title. Like a not particularly entertaining skit, Golden Leaf is short, predictable and without any real depth.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's blog Rave and Pan