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  Purity Ball: The Musical Reviews
Purity Ball: The Musical
Annoyance Theatre

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Chicago Reader- Somewhat Recommended

"...In this musical by Brad Kemp and Molly Miller there’s incest, embezzlement, a lousy first love, and a saintly, adopted, gay older brother (played by Alex Garday with enthusiasm matching Rooney’s) to show Isabel life in all its contradictory splendor. But every character is such an on-the-nose grotesque that it's difficult to take Purity Ball seriously as the send-up of religious intolerance it aspires to be. Director Tiffani Swalley lets Rooney belt out the best numbers, which she does with abandon."
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Dmitry Samarov