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Valhalla

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Valhalla

type:
Stage
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
02/05/04-04/04/04
performer:
Peter Frechette
director:
Christopher Ashley

We gave it a C+

You can count on the author of Jeffrey and In & Out for wit. But Paul Rudnick’s new comedy — parallel stories of Bavaria’s opera-loving 19th-century king Ludwig II (Peter Frechette) and a 1930s Texan with a forthright penchant for dudes and decorating (Oz alum Sean Dugan) — suggests more of a half-wit. Only the Lone Star yarn, fueled by Dugan’s self-assured performance, offers any dramatic punch to go with the punchlines. (TC)