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Hurrah at Last

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Hurrah at Last (Stage, 1999)

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In Season

We gave it a B

Even when the talented playwright Richard Greenberg fails in Hurrah at Last, he succeeds. This constantly amusing dissection of a neurotic, envy-ridden novelist (marvelously played by Peter Frechette) never really goes anywhere; at play’s end, the only thing that’s changed is that everyone (audience included) is two hours older. But if you must get caught on a dramatic treadmill, nobody provides better en route entertainment than Greenberg. And Dodi Brenner, as Frechette’s Jewish Mother From Hell, stops the show every time she opens her self-regarding, sarcastic, hilarious mouth. B