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Rousuck's Review: "Everything Is Wonderful" at Everyman Theatre

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Theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck joins Tom each Thursday with her reviews of the region's theatrical offerings.  Today, she talks about Everything Is Wonderfula powerful drama set in Amish country about a man, and a family, in crisis. 

The play by Chelsea Marcantel, which world-premiered at the Contemporary Theater Festival in West Virgina in 2017, is getting a new production at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre.

Directed by Noah Himmelstein, the play stars Everyman Theatre Resident Company actors Deborah Hazlett (Esther) and Bruce Randolph Nelson (Jacob), and features Tony Nam (Eric),  Alex Spieth (Miri), Hannah Kelly (Ruth), and Steve Polites (Abram).

Everything Is Wonderful continues at Everyman Theater through Sunday, February 24.

J. Wynn Rousuck has been reviewing theater for WYPR's Midday (and previously, Maryland Morning) since 2007. Prior to that, she was the theater critic of The Baltimore Sun, where she reviewed more than 3,000 plays over the course of 23 years. Her feature coverage for The Sun included a comprehensive series chronicling the development of the Tony Award-winning musical, “Hairspray.” Judy got her start at The Cleveland Press and at Cleveland’s fine arts radio station, WCLV. Her broadcasting experience also includes a year as an on-air theater critic for Maryland Public Television.
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