"...rich in striking tableaux and physical comedy."
- Washington Post
"The work of Happenstance is poetic, quirky, and unique. CABARET NOIR is a great example of all the company does so well."
- Broadway World
"It's a dynamite ensemble...there are numerous ingenious coup-de-theatres that surprise and delight."
- DC Theatre Scene
The six Happenstance players move seamlessly in and out of dozens of roles, from serving girls to sirens, movie stars to mobsters, and show a versatility that had me convinced at times that there were more performers hiding in the wings, all cleverly disguised as one another.
- DC Metro Theatre Arts
PHOTOS BY MARGARET HART
...Those who love Film Noir will be delighted, those who don't care for it will be charmed and amused, and those who don't know about it will never hereafter be able to take it seriously.
A glimmer of story, a hatful of characters,
a whisper of atmosphere,
a smorgasbord of music and a scent of mystery. - Broadway World