Basic Plot Paul and Corie are two newlyweds trying to igure #Each Other Out And Make #other out and make brand new marriage work despite their personal differencesThis play was cute but is getting to be considerably dated As it was The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School first performed in 1963 and was writtenor that time period I think that marriage is a bit different today Paul and Corie hardly seem to know what they ve gotten into by marrying each other Paul is shocked by Corie s adventurousness and she is annoyed by his conservatism I can t help but think that today people getting married seem to Have A I Guess Half The Sitcoms Of The 60s a I guess half the sitcoms of the 60s have Neil Simon s humor It s great stuff Delightful comedya newlywed couple try to adjust to real lifeThe movie The Cutting Room: A Novel of Suspense featuring Jane Fonda and Robert Redford is hilarious I can t believe I hadn t seen this before Not on stage not on screen I am kind of glad I hadn t however There is something about reading a play blankly that inspires the imagination and never having seen this staged allowed. Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word He's a straight as an arrow lawyer and she's aree spirit always looking or
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Neil Simon ¼ 4 Free read.
Than those half hour sit coms If anything Barefoot in Park is just a long orm #sit com Attractive couple in a slightly smaller version of #com Attractive newlywed couple in a slightly smaller version of s Friends apartment dealing with their wacky neighbours and Mother in law newly returned
to the dating game with the suavest ofthe dating game with the suavest of neighbours There are the usual husband wife overly emotional let s get divorced hi jinx absentee landlord annoyances silly NYC jokes and that is about it Meanwhile the sitcoms I watched in the same period dealt with issues of relationship age gaps the conventions around death and unerals gender roles in the work place homo and transphobia medical ethics anti war criticism and lots of different takes on sexuality I ll take the our sit coms over Barefoot in the Park I think So I am dropping my initial three star review to a two star I think that better suits my sober eelings This was thoroughly enjoyable and ar too short The cast was antastic and perfect or this Neil Simon s timeless story. O where everything that can go wrong does Paul just doesn't understand Corie as she sees it He's too staid too boring and she just wants him to be a little spontaneous running barefoot in the park would be a star. .
The Outlandish Adventures of Liberty Aimes fun and isn t what it is all about with a comedy I think soLater Now that was a lame late night too much wine review I think I said the same thing aboutun being what comedy is all about when I discussed Last of the Red Hot Lovers and the repetition of that sentiment doesn t sit well in my head Sure un and humour are good but or a comedy to really hold up especially orty years and #later there has to something to it than mere un I am not #there has to something to it than mere Jesting Pilot fun I am not there is much to Barefoot in the ParkSo yes I reiterate that it isun But beyond that I am struggling to see what it has going or it in act having rewatched episodes of Brady Bunch Mary Tyler Moore WKRP and MASH this week Barefoot in the Park seems to have less going or it. Ive with bad plumbing and in need of a
Paint Job After Ajob After a day honeymoon they get a surprise visit rom Corie's loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor in the attic Velasc. ,