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"Remarkable….in Calarco’s hands Side Show
is transformed into an erotic fairy tale about the failure of love. The
whole production is sensually charged—beautiful and seedy, attractive and
repellent at once."
"Four stars. Extraordinary. A thrilling musical
that director Joe Calarco imbues with a haunting erotic charge and a
disturbing churn of emotions. Mr. Calarco presents the musical as a
whirling, almost hallucinogenic once-upon-a-time for adults. A piercing
"Four stars. Amazing."
"Head and shoulders better than the Broadway version. While many talented
people should share in the praise, it is director Joe Calarco who must be
singled out. An absorbing and thrilling evening that sends the spirit
"Gorgeously sung and acted. The audience greeted Side Show about
as warmly as any producer might wish. The audience leapt to its feet with a
full-throated roar at the curtain call and appeared willing to applaud for
as long as the cast was willing to bow."
Shakespeare's R&J Sarah, Plain & Tall Boy My
Fair Lady Elegies in the absence of spring Of Mice and Men Side Show