Have you ever tried to wash your hands with a turned off leaky faucet? Soap in hand, you struggle to accomplish the simple task of cleaning your hands because the water just isn’t coming out fast enough to be productive.
There are a lot of question marks in the new mainstage production from the bewildering minds of Leah Urzendowski and Anthony Courser. This is not just referring to the title of the show, but to the whole wonderful hour(?) of this perplexing show.
A lot will be made about how timely American Blues Theater’s production of The Columnist is. A play about the power of the press, the frailty of bravado, and the corrosiveness of a secret? It’s easy to see how that plays in today’s political climate.
The Act has drawn a lot of attention for its depiction of a bazaar real story of a mother and her daughter. However, it’s possible that the Hulu series takes liberties which keep the story from being as dark as what happened in real life.