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Ballyhoo is a play about a Jewish family in the south around Christmas The play takes place in a house mainly in one room the family room There are four people who live in the house A working man who looks to be in his early fifties his sister who is probably in her late forties her daughter who is about twenty-one or so and an aunt whos husband has passed and her daughter is away at college but coming home for Christmas Ballyhoo the name of the play and the mail focus is a week of celebrating for the upper class Jewish On the last night of Ballyhoo is a dance which is a major event for the young adults its a night to be seen The play mostly revolves around the daughter LaLa finding a date for Ballyhoo She has her mother Boo harping her to find a date her uncle who does not pay too much attention to her and her cousin who comes home for Christmas and already has a date with a man that LaLa had wanted to have ask her While all of this is going on there are other issues being intertwined The issue of upper and lower class Jews the fact that LaLa came home from college because she was not accepted to a sorority and is embarrassed and the issues of love The play shows the family going through all of these problems and how they handle them I found this play to be very interesting and it really held my attention The actors were really into their rolls and did a very nice job of expressing their characters With the costume design the set design the lighting and the actors it all fit together to create a really good production The only thing I did not like about the play is that I did not see a point to it or some major excitement
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