The Mint Theater Company on West 43rd Street has a fusty feel about it and the mission statement underscores its studied eccentricity: “…We excavate buried theatrical treasures…”
In Donogoo, Mint has excavated what it bills as “A Comedy in 23 Tableaux.” Written as a novel, in French, in the 1920’s, this excavation may have been ill considered.
Donogoo’s thirteen cast members work hard offering up at least 55 characters.
The stand out player, Mitch Greenberg, is oily and wonderful. He’s the one you watch. And while he plays the same character in various suits, he is disarmingly genuine in his superficiality. You not only forgive him; you wait for him.Read More