'Thicker Than Water,' a sitcom with a side of spaghetti at Theatre West

Mar 08, 2016 1501

By F. Kathleen Foley

Fifteen years ago, Roy Battocchio's "Thicker Than Water" had its world premiere at Theatre West and quickly became one of the most popular offerings in the now-53-year-old theater's history.

The play has returned to test its durability as a crowd pleaser. There's little denying that "Thicker" is thin, with a sitcom-light premise and stereotypical characters that sometimes burst the seams of believability. But even though Battocchio's one-liners sometimes land with a thud, director Stu Berg and an able cast glean their fair share of laughs in a mostly charming production.

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