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'You Can't Take It With You,' so enjoy Everyman play now

'You Can't Take It With You,' so enjoy Everyman play now

Audiences during the Great Depression had their spirits lifted by "You Can't Take It With You," the wacky 1936 comedy by George S. Kaufmanand Moss Hart. The lively Everyman Theatre production seems likely to have the same uplifting effect for audiences during our lingering Great Recession. Among other things, this play is a great way to lower the unemployment rate in the acting community. The 19 actors in the cast are kept fully employed portraying a zestfully eccentric family, its permanent houseguests and befuddled visitors. So many characters flit about the beautifully cluttered, period-evocative domestic set design by Daniel Ettinger that it's a wonder there...

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