Theater: Duck Soup


A revue by John Driver and Jeffrey Haddow

This is a dartboard of a spoof concerning all things theatrical. There are probably enough unemployed actors in Actors' Equity alone to keep off-Broadway's Village Gate comfortably tilled for some time to come. But it does not require that much stage expertise to relish the show. Any halfway knowledgeable theatergoer will find it thoroughly diverting in its breezy mixture of barbed sense and absurdist nonsense.

The trials and tribulations of the suburban theatergoer form the basis of one of the skits: the quest for the...

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