NEW - THE METROMANIACS - Talkin' Broadway's Review
Posted by: T.B._Admin.09:20 pm EDT 04/24/18
Jose Solís takes a look at The Metromaniacs:
David Ives' recent plays, a series of "rediscovered" gems of French theatre, translated into English and done in verse, feel like the stage equivalent of a thrilling Jenga game. With each scene, heck, with each new rhyme, Ives sets up an impossible tower that always seems on the verge of collapsing. How can he keep this up? And yet, in The Metromaniacs, which opened on Sunday at The Duke on 42nd Street, Ives goes three for three, with a perfect culmination to his trilogy of The Heir Apparent and The Liar, announcing the arrival of three not-so-new-but-undeniably-fresh comedies. . . .