Director Ginette Mohr has her sights set on funny in a presentation thatâ€™s every bit a cerebral awakening as it is smartly amusing and wondrously thoughtful. Relying on 2 black wooden cubes, 4 cream topped pies, and 5 performers, itâ€™s slick, silly and stirring.
Thatâ€™s because there really are no limitations to this physically imaginative slice of stage heaven. A dash of conflict, a splash of romance and a heap of comical intrigue keeps minds young and old firmly fixed to the unfolding storyline.
Itâ€™s rare to watch an adult audience break into spontaneous applause throughout a play, like kids having too much fun to act like grown-ups. But thatâ€™s whatÂ Keystone Theatreâ€˜s style does to people. You get to enjoy a good old-fashioned melodrama made specifically for the stage, and presented with such physical panache, the audience hardly notices thereâ€™s no dialogue.