By Bill Hirschman
Some troupes ease into existence with a modest, surefire and frugal first full production. Not Outré Theater Company.
South Florida’s newest professional company bows Friday with Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party. The 200close0 off-Broadway cult hit combines a brilliant but edgy Jazz Age score with a jet black story of self-destructive hedonists in the 1920s who indulge in virtually every vice imaginable.
The music is artistically challenging to perform, the piece needs a relatively large cast and band, and this isn’t Andrew Lloyd Webber, let alone Lerner & Loewe.
Outré would have it no other way, said Skye Whitcomb, artistic director and co-founder of the troupe with Managing Director Nori Tecosky.
Read more of Bill’s feature on Wild Party, here.