THEATER REVIEW | Theatre in the Round’s “Summer and Smoke” is a stunner

Tennessee Williams said that Miss Alma, the central character of Summer and Smoke, “may very well be the best female portrait I have drawn in a play.” It will be a long, long time before local audiences see the role played more compellingly than it’s being played by Joanna Harmon right now at Theatre in the Round. There’s not a weak link in director Randy Reyes’s sizzling production, which is not only the strongest production by the 61-year-old company that I’ve ever seen, it’s the best show I’ve seen so far this year on any local stage.

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