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12 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 13, 2000
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Broadway to
A2: Fuddy' fun
By Jenny Jeltes take thcir defiant and juvenile son,
DlkirArts \N~rter Kentny (.Jeffrey Noune), to school.
Soon aftet they leasv', a hideous, limip-
"lust goes to show you, stability is a i man etierges trorn undertteatli her
fragile figurine." (Richard, Act 1) Nose bed and clatims lie islhetrhibroiler,
isn't tlhat the tr uth ? In "Fuddy Meers,"''V'/ch,"and he is there to take hetrswit
written hy David [Lindsay-Abaire and him i. [his marks the beginning of
directed by Daniel C. Walker, stability Claire's strugIgle.
I$ virtually tnonexistent. lFach actor delisvers thir lines
'Tis hilariouis comedy, swhicht closed ssith abutndant etiergy, sslieh cdrawss
tts Broadway run this past April, tells lie aadiettce itt to the story's tswist-
the stor y of cclatid satirical plot. Anid the pltt is
( lat te (Cflis tswisted. Throughout its enitirety, it
A tn it c pitsvides ittewi ithboith deig~htfual
Fud Vetucouki s) a surprises atnd realizationis. tiiidsay-
Fudd ditt I ee- a g ecl Abaiire successfully srtie a cotmedly
Meers swoittntsufherimig that ntaontly inakes telienclitce
Performance ftronm psy- bust at gut Ialatigt, but also matkes
Networks chogettic atmite- coteswotnder, just like Claire, "What
timnlgi nec 2a si, whetoils to is.gui tig ititheee. "" -lie audence
remiember any- knos sntt motre than thle amnesic
itingabtout et- ptrotagcomist, anditchiis eleimettkeeps
Ssell, tee famitly uone ettitesheie Clairte's chaotiic
attdlte li fe iiitijourney.
gettetral. lEvcit Y"uuknttwvyout'sve senitagioiod
wtorse, af'let plty sswheityctiistriigle toii ndl Pitt
falling asleep elettetnts. Wtondeirlul elaractet iza-
svcry nightt, lie acquired knotwssledge tutu aincl a superbly isritteit sciript
iomi the day disappears anttch~us esvcry imtke "Fcmcdy Meets" an entiertin i-
Ity is antinitiense joturntey ofl'cuiricosity itig andcemnjotyable shots. 1acht actti
itid coitfusiton. Thme sloty begimnsiwhien shows socbv iiuis taiiecii, a lih(lt tg
Richiared (John Siebert) is sittin oit the Noiite's debut petrformanttice Coiiid
ted ith itt(laire otte tmtortiin. After be ia biiticteemumieratecd andtlpoeti c-
sxplaitintoigtiher that shte is his stile fuil. Cotmnparedlitilthle test iii lie
icd thtis is their htemne, hte leases htertoc cast, hitsimatur ity letvel ofi pertir-

NBA2K1: Pri~m
hoop. acti~on for,
a By Matt Grandstaff Similar to "NFI,2Kl," the I
Dtile Arts t'inter N13A gatne fromi Sega is nowa

Courn ofPeroniee tworktt
Chris-Ann Voudoukis and Thomas Hoagland star in Fuddy Meers.
mralice sottmesshat lacks, Soon find- disorgaizecdatnc barely cititpreeen'
tug herself at Iterthaler's hoeuse, silble slecdcue to a reccetnt strtike.
(Clameretteets ex-coinvict Millet (ttel Thitscdisaibility, hiowever , is
Mlitchiell)I, "Zacli's" utneottfitdetitanldceimttnstratied ini such ai liunny coni-
iiixiii ts comtiride, aloti withlt text little lueets cabotsympi-
"lIIin ky-13intky," Millet's precioust hyli. I ht ciiitite take lie serioutsly
puppet rienid, ithii acts is a catalyst silcit site ciilIs lie otwnidaughtter
for expiressitig Millet's citred antdl "kity," andc gets sit fed tiltls itlt
inhlibitedimputtttlses. llitiky Bintky that she evetutial ly
Mullet is ity ftt the titlst Itilaritoils y'cls at Millet's Otul'ittttilthel, ''fud-
cliiiacideri to aicli. NV i1ltitlisima- dth upt ""2'
tutu, Mitchtell1 emibracexhits blister- J kec i th irrtirs you'd fitid ina
tils og buy title itt at''(Chris FammlIy" criivisal's liilttise, "F iddlcy Mees"
.sort otfsay. clisiti is mrcaliy mm such an atttsi mig
What is tumd ioterwise be am iiadi- amid laughable tmanine that yioui ll
immiil amid simptlle role, (icirtiec stalk oumitiofmtme thecatee fecliting
(N lucyI hemsel I ('Ihitrc's mmiii lie, pmriteflIyoutiknowtsvhstliitetruthi
layi\s ian ldulswomanmmim stsetveely lootks like.

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