Barksdale Theatre’s Boleros for the Disenchanted wants very much for you to believe it is a sweet comedic romance deftly woven with moments of sadness and harsh reality. Sometimes it succeeds, sometimes it doesn’t. But it definitely makes you think.
With just a few days left in the show’s run, Scott Wichmann is still going strong as the lead in Barksdale’s Fully Committed, his final Richmond role before heading off for the U.S. Navy Reserve.
“Have you heard the news?” shouted my cab driver through the plastic divider in the late evening hours of June 25th. “The king is dead, he is gone.” And then he began to cry.