• ‘Chicken & Biscuits' Broadway Review: All the Fun of a Trip to Carl's Jr

    13 days ago - By The Wrap

    What begins as a promising imitation of Netflix's Mexican farce “The House of Flowers” ends in an extended potpourri of BS moments from the oeuvre of Garry Marshall. The play is “Chicken & Biscuits,” by Douglas Lyons, and it opened Sunday at Broadway's Circle in the Square.
    The BS moment is what Marshall (of “Happy Days” and “Laverne and Shirley” fame) perfected back in the 1970s, wherein 20 minutes of jokes on a TV episode are topped off with five minutes of saccharine sermonizing. In “Chicken & Biscuits,” Lyons doesn't give us five minutes. He provides five different endings, each with...
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  • ‘Chicken & Biscuits' Broadway Review: New Comedy Serves Up Reheated Leftovers

    13 days ago - By Deadline

    The dish that gives this play its title was, we're told more than once, a specialty of the late patriarch whose death has occasioned a very rocky family reunion, a get-together where the only consensus seems to be that grandpa's traditional culinary contribution was beloved more for sentimentality than flavor. And so we're handed an...
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