“ ★★★½…for its last show in its longtime home, soon to be demolished in the name of gentrification, Strawdog has chosen the perfect valentine to both showbiz and the price of progress. … It's a smart and lively confection, and part of the fun is seeing the Strawdog regulars switch between so many roles. ”— Chicago Tribune
“ RECOMMENDED…as obsessed as they are with entertainment (and they are among the most consistent entertainers in the city), Strawdog is equally concerned with the playing of heartstrings, sometimes delicately and sometimes not, but always with humor and grace. ”— New City
“ Sweetly staged by Damon Kiely, this is Strawdog Theatre Company's final production in its Lakeview venue of 28 years. Returning the troupe to their roots, their revival appropriately captures the fresh fun of starting anew… ”— Stage & Cinema
The acclaimed director of American Blues Theater's Hank Williams: Lost Highway helms Kaufman and Hart's 1930 comedy classic. Jerry, May, and George quit vaudeville to take advantage of everyone who is taking advantage of California's latest gold rush: Talking Pictures. An epic satire of greed run amok that is as timely now as ever.