‘The Wild Party’ captures the spirit of the 20s

For fans of rebellion, sexual liberation and general debauchery (basically the 1920s as an era), the Miami University Department of Theatre’s production of “The Wild Party” is a thought-provoking feast for the senses that should not be missed. “The Wild Party” began as a narrative poem written in 1928 by American Lost Generation writer Joseph Moncure March, but it was adapted in 2000 as a Drama Desk Award-winning, Off-Broadway musical by Andrew Lippa (“The Addams Family” and “Big Fish”). The result is assuredly a period piece that nonetheless showcases characters progressive even by 2017 standards. The characters in “The...

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