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10.15.2010 | | Posted at 05:51 PM

Jokes and sentiments looking for their proper places in casual sitcom energy.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The flyers taped to every door clearly let everyone know that they were in for a preview show. The Sunset Playhouse’s production of You Can’t Get There From Here opens tonight. The 1993 Pat Cook comedy is written very much like a vintage mid-20th century TV sitcom . . . a fact which is not lost at all on the production. There’s a different sitcom theme song between each scene. The solid co...
08.10.2010 | | Posted at 07:09 PM

You Could get A Part In You Can’t Get There From Here

By Russ Bickerstaff
Set in a small town bed and breakfast, Houston playwright Pat Cook’s comedy You Can’t Get There From Here tells the story of a business that gets most of its clients from cars that have broken down. A tabloid reporter shows-up, possibly looking to expose the place and slowly falls in love with it. It’s been compared to the work of Frank Capra and it’s coming to Elm Grove. � The Sunset Pl...

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