Review: "Men On Boats" @ American Theater Company / by Jerald Pierce

There are only a few pieces of theatre that manage to provide a visual that outshines the story being told. American Theater Company’s production of Men On Boats is one of those few. This makes this production both undisputedly interesting to watch and unimaginably uninteresting to actually think about. That is to say, the story being told, the story of the adventurers who discovered the Grand Canyon, is not particularly interesting and the script relies heavily on actors creating vivid characters and the director maintaining the audience’s attention with a stunning visual concept.

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