Michael Frayn’s Noises Off has been celebrated as a farce to be reckoned with, and if reckoning means that the ensemble cast must execute precisely while pretending to be flailing about, then the cast of the current production at Lamb’s Players Theatre has reckoned well indeed…

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It’s hard to describe Stephen Karam’s play, Sons of the Prophet, performing through February 15 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town. “Comedy-drama” is too mild. “Dark farce” comes closer, but doesn’t capture the true looney-tunes aspect of several of the characters. I think I’ll settle for “wonderful” and let it go at that…

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