At last year’s Hollywood Fringe, in Tony Danza's Letterz 2 2pac, the writer/comedian Steven Benaquist brilliantly impersonated a clueless Tony Danza sharing Tupac Shakur’s letters from prison. In that TV-earnest “conversation for the ages,” Benaquist gave a deadpan performance of Danza’s revelations about — and appropriations of — blackness that was hilarious and jaw-dropping.
This year Benaquist returns with another satisfying hall-of-mirrors comedy, Too Many Hitlers. Here, at the conclusion of WWII, all Hitler’s decoy-doubles have been summoned to the bunker.
Benaquist, as Decoy #1, fiercely committed to the Decoy’s Prime Directive, never admits that he isn’t Hitler. Decoy #2 (the terrific Cameron Fife) nearly matche...
RUSSELL EATONhttp://www.myhauntlife.comcertified reviewerJune 20, 2017
This show started with so much promise! Sadly, it did not have the plot of the comedic structure to last for an entire play. This feels like an excellent sketch-comedy skit that lost its way in becoming a full-length play.
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