Michael Wanzie and Douglas White have assembled a powerhouse group of local entertainers to impersonate famous folks in "Celebrity Squares," a Fringe show fashioned after the TV classic "Hollywood Squares." It's exciting to spot the "stars" when the group makes its mass entrance from all corners of the Orange venue.
We’re looking at a ragtag combination of classic “Squares” stars and contemporary figures here. Old school is represented by
While the lineup is fantasy-based, the show itself is surprisingly true to reality. The questions are straightforward, as seen on television, and the stars' answers can be quippy but usually suitable for family viewing. Some questions are wink-wink-nudge-nudge designed for specific celebs. For instance, Clinton is asked "Where is the best place to store cigars?"
Standouts were Carol Lee as
There’s a lot of star power and a lot of talking, which, makes the show drag, so to speak. At 1 hour and 15 minutes, that’s a lot of
75 minutes, Orange Venue, $11, Orlando Fringe Festival official page.