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“Director Andrew Block pits these forces of generally good humor and bad behavior against the truth of the value of art in public places. Will Chang and Rachel lose their investment in Bruno? Can Denise coax Bruno into a painting spurt with love or worse? Will Chang’s metaphysics raise Bruno’s energy level into art?...If you have any interest in art and society this comedic farce is well worth taking in. I will tell you this: the art is in the making.” Full Review
for a previous production “If you are a fan of the book then this is the comedy you’ve been waiting for...An 80 minute retelling of the horrors unleashed by imprudent, self indulgent science that leads to murderous, anti-social schizophrenia. All done with wit and style that had me laughing from the opening minutes to the very end...If you love to laugh at well parodied literary classics, as I do, then this is a play for you.” Full Review
“This absorbing play is a throwback to the great days of Communist era unofficial theater...I loved the weirdness, I felt transported to a blackbox theater in Russia or Poland. I liked being there for 70 minutes. There's also a masterful comic impression of our contemporary populist leader that flows like satiric acid through the mouth of Elliot Morse. He stuns in his flexibility as an actor as does his chorus. This is a dramatic dark comedy I won't easily forget.” Full Review
"Charmingly played by Kathryn Grody, 'Gabby' is everyone's best friend and soulful listener...However it's Ellen Parker who breathes reality into this play...Director Emily Mann brilliantly moves these women through a night of pleasure, camaraderie and pain. '20th Century Blues' is very good theater. Warning: It's not television's 'Golden Girls' our mothers loved so much. Instead it's real women not afraid to live their lives in our ever-changing society. I hoped they would succeed." Full Review
"Ultimately this is a play about reconciling the fact that dreams don’t have to come true as long as there’s a journey that calls...I believe this is Morillo’s chance to talk about art and relationships through the lives of characters that mirror his own experience. This play could be a pilot for a sitcom about adults who are real, not pasteboard perfections from an advertising campaign...Well worth your time." Full Review
"Ildiko Nemeth, the award-winning director, puts high energy life into Richter's mad display of lives gone wild under the control of digital forces...It's modern love with broad comedy and a bit of pain...A chorus of consciousness...keep the action moving in poetry and movement...Nemeth's team once again presents winning theater on a small stage with big ideas and action. Go see it.” Full Review
“This masterpiece took three years to workshop in Los Angeles and was well worth the time spent. I love experimental theater when it’s created from ideas. This action/play is just that...This stimulating, gratifying and for some mystifying play is well worth your time. It speaks to our modern social dilemmas in silence, music and new forms of dance. It is a tragicomedy of philosophies and ideologies worthy of Charlie Chaplin. I hope there is more to come.” Full Review
"Neither Arendt nor Heidegger seem capable of loving passion in Lackey's new play...The romance between Arendt, played with often sympathetic political nagging by Simon, and Heidegger could have been a good platform for explaining Nazism and its educated supporters...Stabs are made at comparing our present gross Trumpism to the pre-Nazi Weimar world...’Arendt – Heidegger’ may be one of the historical signposts to which we might pay some attention.” Full Review
"In a majestic, dynamic and anguished performance Elizabeth Van Dyke tells her story in the first person...Woodie King Jr. directs a hyper-emotional Ms. Van Dyke in a series of flashbacks that tells us of her glorious journey from Florida to New York City’s heights of glamour. The magic of autobiographical theater took hold of me...Don’t miss this chance to share in the comedy, drama and intensity of American literary society." Full Review