It would take a really first-rate, snapping-tongued, production to make this come to life: Jerry Zaks's isn't it. A cast of accomplished actors moves around as if they've been ironed. Spacey is the most at ease but is muted, and there's no spark between him and Jennifer Ehle, who looks stuck-up rather than starchy.
Sunday, May 15, 2005
Guardian: "In the mood for dancing"
From the same critic who reviewed The Philadelphia Story in the BBC Night Waves program, where the word "stinker" was used. You've been warned.