Thus opens The Play That Goes Wrong, a slapdash comedy that follows the hapless antics of a fictitious troupe of actors and their long-suffering stage crew as they all try, and spectacularly fail, to perform their parts. Misplaced props, sticking doors and missed lines and cues are only the start of their problems as the production literally disintegrates onstage. The British farce premiered in London in 2012, but it was five years before it hopped the Atlantic to make its debut on Broadway, where it nabbed two Tonys for outstanding set design.
$25-$241, 7:30pm Tue-Thu & Sun, 8pm Fri & Sat, 2pm Sat & Sun through Jun 23, The Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-3333, majesticempire.com.
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