Review: Fat Ham is a Truly Delicious Comedy

April 12, 2023, 8:54.07 pm ET  

By Brian Scott Lipton

“What a piece of work is man,” wrote William Shakespeare in his masterful tragedy “Hamlet.” But just as I suspect the Bard never imagined that seminal speech would become part of the legendary 1960s musical “Hair,” I further doubt he ever expected that an African American man named James Ijames would use those musings over 500 years later in an audacious, extremely clever, and very funny play called “Fat Ham,” now on view at the American Airlines Theater. Continue reading... 

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