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Good People at Cleveland Play House is Great

Good People at Cleveland Play House

David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People at Cleveland Play House through April 14

It’s a tall order to combine broad laughs, social commentary, and a melancholy, intimate, character-driven story.

But Good People – currently onstage at Cleveland Play House’s Allen Theatre through April 14 – succeeds with a subtle mastery.

When I was invited to attend Good People’s opening night last week, I was greeted by a “Welcome to South Boston” mural overlooking the back alley of a Dollar Store.

However, that mural may be one of the only welcoming things about Southie, the rough-around-the-edges neighborhood in Boston where Good People is set.

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