OFF THE KING’S ROAD at the Odyssey Theatre

Photo by Ed Krieger

Dany Margolies  –  Arts In LA

An inspired supporting cast and a superb set salvage the heavily flawed script here. Neil Koenigsberg’s play is nobly modeled on the Bergman film Wild Strawberries, centering on an older man trying to come to grips with his regrets. But the writing is repetitious, it is on-the-nose, and it is predictable in a not-enjoyable way. Read more…

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Sometimes a bad play can be redeemed with smart direction, or with charismatic performers who breathe life into an otherwise hackneyed script. And sometimes, as in Off the King’s Road, Neil Koenigsberg’s comedy directed by Amy Madigan at the Odyssey Theatre, the execution makes things worse. Read more…

Now running through August 2.