Venus Zarris

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Reviews (2)
Chicago Stage Review

for a previous production "Playwright/actor Max McLean takes on this riveting excursion into the underworld with the kind of verbose charm seldom allowed in conventional theater…Director Jeffrey Fiske delivers beautifully crafted and eloquently executed theater...the heavy-handed Christian sermonizing of C. S. Lewis’ source material is overtly distasteful. It is a true testament to the success of the production that it overcomes this dogmatic propaganda to the point of delivering a delightful theatrical encounter." Full Review

Kafka on the Shore
Upper W Side
Chicago Stage Review

for a previous production "A theatrical event that is stunning, dark, playful, frightening, charming and beautifully abstract. The lines between reality and dreams are erased, creating a bizarre exploration of philosophy, responsibility, Karma, sexuality, magical realism and a number of other elliptical themes...This is a rare and wonderful theatrical impracticality that should not be missed." Full Review