razor sharp writing that propels this fascinating, entertaining and compelling story along with terrific performances across the board - and the soundtrack of Steely Dan. I love Steely Dan and i love the writing of Tracy Letts
my one note would be to loose the music (which isn't steely dan) playing in that final scene. found it a bit distracting
I would love to see a revival of this on Broadway or quite frankly any Neil Simon. There was talk of a RUMOURS revival (I never saw that one..) but it would be meaningful if he was remembered after his passing with a Broadway revival of something...
Also, wondering if there was anything sitting in his drawers that never got produced? His drawers meaning in his desk, not his underwear
This is was a perfect reminder of why we love theater in the first place. Found this to be incredibly cathartic anchored by the writing of Aaron Sorkin who I am a huge admirer of of. CKB is a stand out and the show rests on her shoulders and she nailed it. I admit I hadn't read the book since Middle School which would have been around the time I last saw the film - so this really stood out on its on.
I found the sheer number of cast on stage - the trial scenes i
saw the waverly gallery this afternoon was floored highly recommended besides elaine may's heartbreaking and nuanced performance, this is a highly intuitive script with fleshed out characters and emotion