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The wonderfully cluttered set by Josh Shaw is clearly a writer’s workroom, crammed with folders, manuscripts, newspapers, and clippings and full of wonderful detail.

The action takes place on Josh Shaw’s most appropriate set depicting Ruth’s Greenwich Village apartment.   The space is a clutter of overflowing bookcases, piles of newspapers scattered on the floor, notebooks and notepads piled up on her desk and coffee table - truly the home of someone more interested in creativity than good housekeeping.

Designed by Josh Shaw, this Todd works wonders with a small stage, and the large chorus, like the orchestra, helps give it a big-production feel.

Shaw’s stage set is resourceful and practical in the small space.  Shaw neatly solves the logistics problem with a foldable hospital gurney and a children’s playground chute to whisk the victims from the barbershop loft to the basement of the meat-pie establishment below.  --LA Splash

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