Review: The Alchemist Is Guaranteed To Have You Smiling

November 21, 2021, 10:56.48 pm ET  

Review: The Alchemist Is Guaranteed To Have You Smiling
Photos: Carol Rosegg                                                                                       

The three con artists at the center of Ben Johnson’ 1810 play The Alchemist, now at New World Stages, absolutely cannot turn stone into gold, as they promise, but the expert actors who play them in Red Bull Theater’s jubilant production of the play can definitely deliver the comic goods. Indeed, the entire cast of Jeffrey Hatcher’s freewheeling and often anachronistic adaptation of this classic farce, directed with absolute assurance by Jesse Berger, is guaranteed to have you smiling – and even guffawing – at their ridiculous antics. Read Full Review

Review: The Alchemist Is Guaranteed To Have You Smiling

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