Review: OST stages ‘Beau Jest,’ a comedy with heart

July 5, 2012 at 6:48 am in Worthington Daily Globe

OKOBOJI, Iowa Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) scores a big hit this week: “Beau Jest” by James Sherman, a comedy with heart, humor and well-developed characterizations, which enjoyed a successful Off-Broadway run for more than two years. The OST cast of six is almost perfect in every way, and the action moves along smoothly to a satisfying climax in under two hours. The people of this play seem as real as our families and friends although situations of our own may be quite different. Continue Reading