This long stretch of a one-act focused on disenchanted youth punking their way toward ever-greater forms of dissolution. Unfortunately, the show would be a trial for anyone who expects a theatrical experience to transcend the mundane rather than wallow in it.
Posted by: Tobias Wray
Catch Me If You Can, the latest Broadway series musical for the Walton Arts Center, has all the exuberant cast and flashy design of any one of its counterparts this season, but was a little light in the surprise department, something of an essential for a play whose plot is centered on a crime-spree.
Truly, there was no presence on stage that did not emanate grace. I confess I am in awe of this art, its contradictions, the tender strength of it. Whatever your predilections, we all crave the possibilities of beauty, the outer limits of it. Certainly, ballet takes its share of beauty to the extreme.