Review: In Playhouse's “Enron,” weighty topic, hefty dose of satire, sip of surreal

By Bob Fischbach / World-Herald staff writer

It’s a corporate-morality play, with a dash of musical theater, a pinch of the surreal, a strong streak of satire. It’s howlingly funny in spots, yet so deadly tragic in others it takes your breath away.

Above all, “Enron,” which opened Friday at the Omaha Community Playhouse, is gripping theater — well-acted, smartly staged, verbally and visually bursting with ideas. It somehow manages to be vastly entertaining while never making light of its heavy subject matter.

That this real-life story has its roots in Omaha adds to its impact on local audiences. Continue reading.
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