7/3/2013 5:46:13 PM

  • From the first moment, when the huge, gorgeous peacock (though technically, a peahen) strode into the boy's room, I gasped and knew this would be an astonishing show.....and so it was.....the singing and dancing were wonderful, but even better were the scenes with Mary Zimmerman's sparkling dialog. Someone asked me later how it compares to "Arabian Nights," a touchstone for excellence -- and I had to acknowledge that it is as good as, if not better than, her previous masterpiece. It was a divine experience.