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for a previous production "As thought-provoking as any piece of theatre I’ve ever seen and as revelatory in its awe-inspiring moments as any magic act I’ve ever witnessed...'In & Of Itself' is a rare entertainment where magic and theatre have evolved into a new form of art...More than the sum of its parts, each decision enhances the overall effect and delivers on the show’s promise." Full Review
for a previous production "To say we were blown away would be an understatement. This exhilarating mix of media is a hybrid of elements in which leather and skin and glam rock meets classical opera, steampunk, and a silent film masterpiece...It's like taking a raging techno-dive down a retro-modern rabbit hole. All you can do is hold on tight and give yourself over to the ride...A powerful one-of-a-kind musical and visual experience." Full Review
for a previous production "Even with the thin plot and gimmicky jokes, the work of the director and actors can sometimes overcome weak material if they are on their game...The result is a production that feels like it's trying too hard...If exuberance and good intentions were enough, 'Pope!' might come closer to the epic experience predicted in its title. As it is, for this audience member, this one just didn't fly." Full Review
for a previous production "Arden's gift for knowing how to express the emotion in a scene or a song begins with his sensational casting. What is so terrific about these partnerships is how beautifully they come together to create rich characters that literally spring to multi-dimensional life...This production is full of sensuality, and not only the sexual kind...It's pretty obvious that I adored this production. If you go to the theatre like I do - looking for magic and hoping to moved - I can recommend no better pro... Full Review