This play itself might wobble, but the actors are steady in their roles. As Jackie, Ruggiero balances the inexperience of a person who has never seen the ocean with the cagey smarts of a young woman who won't be an easy mark. Kidd and O'Brien make a good tag team, not-too-bad bad guys we hope get probation. Kim doesn't have much wiggle room in her uptight character, but we enjoy Mary's frustration. As Sterling, Donelly makes philately look felonious just because he's engaged in it; Donelly always gives great thug.

As you might have observed, I didn't appreciate the play but I did enjoy the playing. This cast is having fun, and when we forget the plot bumps along the way, we can too.

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