The main goal of comedy is, of course, to make people laugh, and there is a wide spectrum of comedy, from light to dark to twisted.
Despite its reputation, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ does have its funny moments. That makes it a fairly likely send-up piece — but in its latest entry, the Roustabouts Theatre Co. has neglected the guy that made it possible.
“…a sparkling show and communal karaoke, where graying couples can let loose and relive the 70s, and families feel free to sing along…
One of the songs in School of Rock, currently running at the Civic Theatre, is somewhat ironically titled “Where Did the Rock Go?” Fans of Andrew Lloyd Webber might have felt the same way about the composer before his latest hit opened on Broadway.
If you were unfortunate enough to see Broadway San DIego’s ‘Once’ in 2014, you might want to consider the recast at Lamb’s Players Theatre — Kerry Meads’ excellent direction makes all the difference as she mines an actual play.