Saturday, June 24, 2017

"The Toxic Avenger"


The Toxic Avenger
Joe DiPietro (Book & Lyrics); David Bryan (Music & Lyrics)

Courtney Hatcher, Brandon Noel Thomas, Joshua Marx, Allison F. Rich & Will Springhorn Jr.
The Toxic Avenger is a solid choice by The Stage for summertime fun in much the same way local movie houses decide to give us silly comedies and super-hero flicks June through August each year.  But this particular summer, the high-jinx antics and ridiculously silly situations of the DiPeitro/Bryan satire take on a darker side when we quickly realize that there is a blonde, male version of Mayor Babs living in a certain house of white in D.C.

Please read my full review on Talkin' Broadway: http://www.talkinbroadway.com/page/regional/sanjose/sj91.html.

Rating: 4 E

The Toxic Avenger continues through July 16, 2017 San Jose Stage Company, 490 South First Street, San Jose, CA.  Tickets are available at www.thestage.org or by calling the box office at 408-283-7142.

Photo Credit: Dave Lepori

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