Yasmina Reza’s clunky script is given an equally shaky production for SF Playhouse’s virtual season-opener.
Lauren English’s light-touch direction can only do so much with this confused script about “singles rage”.
Bitter Pill Double-Feature: ‘The Effect’ at SF Playhouse and ‘Eureka Day’ world premiere at Aurora Theatre
The idea of “better living through chemistry” results in an imperfect SF Playhouse show and an excellent Aurora show.
Though Garson Kanin’s old play feels fresher than ever, not even Millie Brooks’ winning performance can save SF Playhouse’s stale production.
Two strong leads do their best to breathe life into a seemingly-incomplete script in this SF Playhouse production.