The casting of this show is deliciously perfect. I’m sucked in and the familiar anxiety arises within me because the characters are true to life. The anxiety is relieved by the portraits of humanity in the madness.Read More
Author: Margret Echeverria
PERFECT NONSENSE now playing at Hartford Stage Company is written by brothers David and Robert Goodale and is based on P. G. Wodehouse’s 1938 novel The Code of the Woosters. This is information to which I was not privy for two reasons before I saw the show: (1) When I review a show, I like to go in as blind as a mouse guarding his tail from the carving knife and (2) it did not occur to me that I might need to be a full-on fan of Wodehouse to have any appreciation at all for this story.Read More
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