The show honors above all its ability to capture a tone generated by the central character's imaginative, pre-pubescent worldview.
Chicago isn't known for its musicals, but with new infrastructure springing up, the winds of change are blowing in the Windy City.
What "A Mighty Wind" did for folk music and "Altar Boyz" did for boy bands, "The Doyle & Debbie Show" does for country music duos.
With a collection of both famous and obscure songs by Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked," "Pippin") threaded through an older couple's retrospective of their own boy meets girl, boy gets girl (finally!), boy…
Two lesbian couples contemplate parenthood in this play, which smartly mixes debate and drama, argument and psychological revelation.