28 Jan 2011by punbandhu1
The Catch, Denver Theatre Center
World Premiere by Ken Weitzman
Directed by Lou Jacobs
Denver Center Theatre Company, Denver, CO.
Opening Night Jan 28, 2011
WINNER! Colorado Theatre Guild’s Henry Award 2011 Best Supporting Actor in a Play, Pun Bandhu.
Pun Bandhu, Nicoye Banks, Mike Hartman, Wai Ching Ho, Makela Spielman,
“Bandhu’s incremental shifts in Michael, from inscrutable and
reticent to confident and forthcoming, provide dynamic
contrast to both Peakes’ extroverted, controlling Gary, and to
Wai-Ching Ho’s broadly comedic Ruth.”
Bob Bows, Variety
“An impeccably performed comedy — often riotously so.
Wai Ching Ho and Pun Bandhu make for a refreshingly
uncommon stage duo — a Japanese American mother and
son who share a love for baseball.”
John Moore, Denver Post
“A home run! An exceptional cast. This is the one show
of the Denver Center’s fantastic season that is not to be
missed…Pun Bandhu as Michael Normura, in his Denver
Center debut, did a wonderful job as the play’s conflicted
Michael Mulhern, BroadwayWorld.com
“Though afforded less stage time, Gary’s rival for the record-
breaking baseball, Michael Nomura (Pun Bandhu), and
Michael’s mother, Ruth (Wai-Ching Ho), are fully realized.
With just a few exchanges, the depth and breadth of their
relationship is made abundantly clear.”
Gary Zeidner, Boulder Weekly