London theater used to be quiet in August. What happened? A spectacular “Batman Live,” a Broadway transfer of “South Pacific” and a new “Don Giovanni” opened this week. Did someone cancel holiday for showpeople?
Heroic efforts from the remarkable singing actresses Laura Benanti , Patti LuPone and Sherie Rene Scott and the equally accomplished Brian Stokes Mitchell can’t disguise the fact that “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” is an unholy mess.