Boulevard Theatre closes its season with the premiere of local playwright Chad
M. Rossi’s Eureka!, a coming-of-age
love story/buddy-comedy set in
the cast has solid chemistry, they are unable to do much with a script as
unimaginative as Rossi’s. At its heart, there is a lot of potential in
and Lewandowski are another matter altogether. As much as they try to make
things work, they don’t have enough stage experience to pull thoroughly
entertaining performances out of appallingly boring characters. Teri’s New Age
spirituality and progressive feminism seem to be drawn almost exclusively from
pop-culture stereotypes. That said, Lewandowski shows a charming amount of
talent for a first-time actress in simply being able to breathe the slightest
amount of depth into the character.
gh-school freshman than the iconoclastic intellectual the script seems to make him out to be.As his philosophy is not the center of the play, it doesn’t have to be intricately developed, but without any compelling structure to it, the more serious side of the character ends up coming across as comically flat. If the characters had just a bit more depth on the page, the plot could go in a far more interesting direction.