Somebody or somebodies once declared that truth is stranger than fiction. In Lamb’s Players Theatre’s ‘Big Fish,’ both are about on a par with each other — but to appreciate that, you have to work pretty hard.
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‘Equivocation’ is fascinating for those who know Shakespeare’s plays well and perhaps more than a little confusing for those who do not.
If Mark Twain can predict the day of his death (which he did), he can certainly make his case for earthly friendship. New Village Arts appears to concur, as it’s staged an adorable Twain-inspired “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.’
There are some things and people whose global esteem competes with live theater for proper attentions — and Helen Keller’s life is one of those. As good as Lamb’s Players Theatre’s live ‘The Miracle Worker’ may be, the cinema is by definition the better medium for such a play.