This review aired on KBAQ August 30, 2010
PHOENIX THEATRE’S “NOISES OFF” GREAT MADCAP SLAPSTICK FARCE
If madcap, slapstick farce performed at rapid-fire pace by superb comedians tickles your funny bone, you’ll howl in delight at the wildly hysterical zany antics in Phoenix Theatre’s season opener, “Noises Off.” Matthew Wiener, on loan from Actors Theatre, stages Michael Frayn’s 1982 backstage joke-fest with delicious comic relish.
The playwright’s farcical expose explores a third-rate British traveling theater company’s staging of “Nothing On,” a comedy. The motley troupe performing it attaches lusty and bawdy silliness to the already inane plot with a maniacal …