Yup, cavemen seem destined to control our entertainment for longer than they ever appeared on this planet. Case in point: Defending the Caveman, the longest running solo show in Broadway history (recorded history, that is). Now in its 14th year, Caveman also uses our Cro-Magnon ancestry as allegory, but in this case its aim is to explain the divide between the sexes. Its lessons boil down to two points: Men are the hunters, all action and results, while women are the gatherers, more emotional and reflective. Sure, that distinction might be old hat in 2008 A.D., but, hey, at least its not Encino Man. Defending the Caveman runs through August 3 at the Kravis Center (701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach). Tickets cost $40. Visit www.kravis.org.
July 29-Aug. 3, 2008