Theater: A Good Swift Kick

By John Forster

With Broadway musicals intent on offering messages instead of laughs, it's no wonder that comedy-starved audiences have been flocking to off-Broadway revues. Spotlighting mankind's tics and follies, composer-lyricist John Forster has created the freshest and funniest of them. Whether targeting the timely (Thomas Jefferson's dna) or the timeless (romantic mismatches), Forster delivers hilariously. The cast of five is just about perfect.

--By William Tynan

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