Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Ernest Shackleton Loves Me
As far as the production they brought in - quirky - is the word that comes to mind. It's a musical where one of the writers is also a performer. Some would say vanity project or she didn't trust anyone with her baby just yet. Quirky - yes the leading man comes out of a refrigerator in her apartment. OK, it's a dream sequence/fantasy show. Quirky - Ernest Shackleton (Wade McCollum) is a real life explorer who went to Antarctica. An odd choice for leading man. However the leading lady (Valerie Vigoda) can strum the electric violin like nobody's business while she's going along on her excursion with Ernest. Quirky - they fall in love. Quirky - it's just weird, silly, a bit absurd but at least it was quick.