What is it about a tall boy in a peacoat that makes me want to shoop? Before I get into that, be sure to swing by Studio30 to read my ridiculously steamy interview with a famous Becky. While you’re at it, check out today’s Craftastrophe which proves beyond a doubt that I’m going soft.
Remember what a slut I am for free theater tickets? Well, it’s been a good month. I’ve seen a mess of shows, but I haven’t written about hardly any of them, not even A Life in the Theater with the ridiculously sexy and captivating Jean Luc…er…Patrick Stewart. Somehow, I just don’t have anything to say about most of them.
But there’s this one show I can’t get out of my head – Brief Encounter. Then again, what’s not to love about a show with not one, but TWO ukuleles and a gigantic prosthetic ass? Did I mention it has puppets, too? And a scene where an enamored girl makes out with an upright bass?
The story itself is sad, tragic even. Yet I don’t have a better word to describe the production than joyful. The supporting cast is quirky and inventive yet simple and sweet. Really, it’s just a warm, cookie-smelling ball of happiness that I could watch four hundred and seventy-two more times. Here’s a video:
So now you have a reason to come visit NYC. How about we grab a glass of wine while you’re here?