This was my second attempt to go to the show, having had to return a ticket for last year’s run. I am glad I finally got to go.
(Preamble. To skip to the review proper, scroll down a bit.)
Firstly, I must enthuse about the Wanamaker Playhouse itself. To enter it is to enter something like another world. No other space I know works a magic like it. One almost leaves behind cares: one forgets all burden of modernity, the noise and rush of every day life.