A valentine card is touching because it is short and sweet. A valentine play — even at 90 minutes with no intermission — wears out its affectionate welcome.
A hatred of self and others sits, relatively neglected, at the center of Adam Rapp’s script.
Hub Theatre’s virtual production of Much Ado About Nothing recognizes Zoom’s potential for farce and leans into it: this is a rollicking delight of a show that refuses to take itself seriously, to everyone’s benefit.
Probably as it should be for a group called the Actors’ Shakespeare Project, the performances in Julius Caesar are the thing.