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‘That right there is funny’

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11:16 am

Probably the best recommendation the current Westmoreland Players production, “Greater Tuna,” could have is that the New York Times’ theater critic hated it in 1982.

The critic, Mel Gussow, said “‘Greater Tuna’ arrives Off Broadway after popular engagements in Houston, Hartford and Atlanta, which only proves that some people will laugh at anything.” Well, Northern Neck folks aren’t New Yorkers and they laughed through the Players production from start to finish. As Larry the Cable Guy might say, “I don’t care who you are. That right there is funny.” If he’s still living, somebody ought to tell Mr. Gussow that Neil Simon leaves some of us cold.

For the full article, pick up the latest Northumberland Echo 5/8/19

Lucas Wigfield portrays Didi Snavely in “Greater Tuna.”