The interesting white set with park-grass carpeting (Amber Marisa Cook) becomes many places, through creative lighting (Shannon T., Schwietzer). The actors’ timing and contrasting persons are both entertaining and endearing, as the brothers deal with funeral/estate arrangements after their free-spirited mother is killed in a freak accident. We even come to know HER through them, as each dons the magic purple gloves and, in turn, channels her presence.
The show is funny, gentle and intricate, with a wonderful range of perspectives. Enzo, the dog, becomes a vehicle for unconditional love and necessary forgiveness. It is entertainment tied up with serious family issues that both divide us and bind us together, as we face loss and find love in many different ways.
This is a short show with no intermission. Make your reservations soon, and think about getting a dog… if you don’t already have one.The Best Brothers continues through March 1www.WlliamstonTheatre.com517-655-SHOW (7469)