Good Theater goes big

By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 14, 2012

Likewise does this terrific, energetic cast smartly walk the line of lightly ironic satire that is the hallmark of the script. Lines like Noble's "That's the American way — eat till you're stuffed, then give away the rest," are played with tongues vigorously but jovially in cheeks — the substance is scathing, but the tone is merry. Underwood's antics are gleefully entertaining; Caufield's radiance and voice, as always, are alone worth the price of admission. And the greatest American myth (coming again soon to a national campaign near you) is a lot easier to appraise wrapped in the Good Theater's extravaganza of glitter and gin.

Megan Grumbling can be reached at mgrumbling@hotmail.com.

LITTLE ME | Book by Neil Simon; Music by Cy Coleman; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh | Directed by Brian P. Allen | Produced by Good Theater, at the St. Lawrence Arts Center | through April 1 | 207.885.5883

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