GR Press Reviews “The Sweetest Swing in Baseball”

Check it out – THREE STARS for The Sweetest Swing in Baseball!

Ensemble cast gives ‘Sweetest Swing in Baseball’ enough energy for extra innings

Published: Friday, March 25, 2011, 7:47 AM

Photo Credit: Jon M. Brouwer | The Grand Rapids Press The Actors' Theatre's production of "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball" at Spectrum Theater.

By Sue Merrell | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Sometimes it’s not how you play the game — or even if you enjoy playing — but only whether you’re a winner.

And Thursday night at Actors’ Theatre, “The Sweetest Swing in Baseball” pulled it out in the end to leave the audience of about 175 on its feet and cheering. At first, the script seemed pretty far out in left field, but once it started connecting, it hit one homer after another.

Written by Chicago playwright Rebecca Gilman, “The Sweetest Swing in Baseball” is about that elusive opiate called success and its sometimes companion, satisfaction.  ()

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