BILLY & RAY at the Falcon Theater

Photo by Chelsea Sutton

BILLY & RAY by Mike Bencivenga.

Bob Verini –

“Billy & Ray,” at the Falcon in Burbank, is Mike Bencivenga’s depiction of the collaboration between B. Wilder and R. Chandler on the homicidal film noir classic “Double Indemnity.” If you can make it through act one’s outrageous overacting, jokes that fail to land, and exposition and researched anecdotes heavy-handedly ladled out, your return from intermission will reward you with a pretty absorbing and satisfying show.
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