Through March 25, 2018
Style salvages substance in Dobama’s engaging production of "The Effect."
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's posting at www.clevelandjewishnews.com/columnists/bob_abelman/
Though the Dobama production aspects are quite good, and the performances are top notch, the experience is not without angst. One leaves asking, “What does Prebble want us to gain from the script? The ending, two incomplete conclusions, doesn’t help to answer the question.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
Often jarring and at times a bit pedestrian, Dobama Theatre manages to make this bitter pill of a show easier to swallow. Chalk it up to good directing and exceptional acting. Worth seeing if for nothing more then something to talk about on the way home.
The risks that are taken here are often surprising, and the immersive intellectual challenges continually tweak and tantalize. The result is a theatrical experience that is far from a placebo.