According to Sheridan Thomas, teaching comedic timing is nearly impossible through a computer screen. Thomas, a teacher of acting and directing at Tufts University, is 70 years old and never had to teach online before COVID-19. She had to adjust to tools like Zoom to conduct her comedic Shakespeare class, and lagging WiFi made a mess of the course.
YOUNG AT HEART: HALF-BAKED FAMILY MELODRAMA ABOUNDS IN “KIMBERLY AKIMBO”
"Akimbo" succeeds the most in scenes where the players are all together, portraying the functional dysfunction of family life.