Rudy Gerson

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Reviews (6)
YOUARENOWHERE
Financial
Theater Pizzazz

"Using on-stage cues and technological manipulation unparalleled in American theater, the experimental performance piece 'YOUARENOWHERE' is back. This time with infinite more megawatts that take the already transcendent show to an-out-of-this-galaxy level. Unlike, the constant whispers of computer fans or lights, the show is anything but static...Schneider’s matter-of-fact style and absolutely sharpened physical poise guides us." Full Review

City of Glass
West Village
Theater Pizzazz

"'City of Glass' falls flat as Edward Einhorn, the director/adapter, manages to take one of the least literal texts in modern literature and stage the whole affair verbatim. The obscurity and 'meta'-ness that make the novel so powerful are thrown away in favor of a play that sticks with a clear and singular message...This play felt like a staged reading, with concrete choreography going clunk, clunk, clunk, and an interpretation hitting me over the head like a hammer." Full Review

Unseamly
Chelsea
Theater Pizzazz

"'Unseamly' succeeds only as a dramatization of how both the prosecution and the defense ultimately manipulate females if, and when, a case is brought to court...That this play is problematic in its representation of women is unfortunate. That this play does not make its factual influence explicit is tragic." Full Review

The Way West
West Village
Theater Pizzazz

"Played masterfully by Deirdre O’Connell, Mom is a plain-talking spitfire...'The Way West' feels like a play long overdue. Three strong female characters fill the ensemble. Musical interludes weave through a plot driven by sharp dialogue and brilliant comedy...Mimi O’Connell provides pinpoint direction here to seamlessly transition the plot’s momentum into these metaphorical explorations of theme, without sacrificing an inch." Full Review

Theater Pizzazz

"Irreverent, salacious, and completely of the norm 'Commedia dell’Artichoke' is as original of a take on an old form as is topping a pizza with creamy artichokes...The mark of great theater of this variety is in the evening feeling more like a dialogue than a monologue. Audiences should leave feeling addressed, acknowledged, and performed for. When watching 'Commedia dell’Artichoke' you may deceive yourself into thinking the entire evening was tailor made for you only." Full Review

Theater Pizzazz

for a previous production "His humility mixed with his acute observational prowess produces rich storytelling that’s warm, generous, and impressive in its range. The performance is demystifying and educational from the perfect person to do so: an actor who has lived with TS his whole life...It’s equal parts artistically bold and politically important. By the end, audiences will be invested in Comfort’s journey to uncover order in a world that feels as frenetic as Tourette Syndrome itself." Full Review