Robert Michael Oliver

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Reviews (3)
DC Metro Theater Arts

for a previous production "And, as portrayed by Lisa Hodsoll, this Laura Bush should not be missed. She’s funny, she’s demented, she’s deeply devoted, and she’s downright sympathetic...As directed by John Vreeke, 'Laura Bush Killed a Guy' mysteriously transforms the rather mysterious, invisible Laura Bush, first, into a murderer of a young, high school sweetheart who had cheated on her with a friend before, finally, turning her into a First Lady we can all respect and admire. Don’t ask me how." Full Review

Kafka on the Shore
Upper W Side
MD Theatre Guide

for a previous production "If you are looking for the straightforward tale, you had better not venture into 'Kafka on the Shore...' a time bending, universe altering postmodern coming of age story...After an utterly delightful first act, Galati’s adaptation begins to unravel, splintering into more parallel universes than a string theorist on crack. And the production that began as a crisp, wonderful dream-play of anima and animus archetypes ends as a collection of favorite truisms and talking heads, which might be fin... Full Review

DC Metro Theater Arts

for a previous production "Davidman’s deeply personal solo performance...'Wrestling Jerusalem' might not knock your socks off with its emotional fireworks, but its intense 'wrestling' with this most fundamental of ethical questions will engage you at your best, and at your most protean: with your sense of Self and Becoming...The passion of the man fills the stage...You will leave this theatrical meditation with your own reflections on what it means to be human." Full Review