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H2O

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Members say: Absorbing, Relevant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

About the show

Ground UP Productions presents a dramatic comedy love story following two young actors and their self-destruction, notoriety, and dark journey to purity and salvation. More…

After arriving to the City of Angels, an aimless young man catapults to movie stardom and into Hollywood's sleazy celebrity culture. Banking on his fame and name, he is selected to appear in 'Hamlet' on Broadway. Given full casting approval, he embarks to New York City to seek out his Ophelia and encounters his muse and his match - a young evangelical Christian woman set on getting the role...and saving his soul.


Member Reviews (1)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Relevant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Intelligent

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Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if You like an interesting twist on Hamlet and enjoy watching an ambitious fundamentalist chick caught up in getting a Bway start.

Don't see it if You have a problem with high drama and blood.


December 1st, 2015
"What’s conspicuously missing from West Hyler’s production is the necessary chemistry between Ms. Mair and Mr. Podulke...we never get a sense here that they’re even curious about each other, let alone that the friction between them results in a spark. There is, however, a lot of yelling....This p...
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"Life slavishly imitates art in this modern retelling of the Hamlet-Ophelia story, by the playwright pseudonymously known as Jane Martin...There’s pent-up attraction galore, which culminates, naturally, in a climactic breakdown during a performance of—you guessed it—the 'get thee to a nunnery' sc...
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December 9th, 2015
"An emotionally charged play with exceptional writing by Jane Martin and superb direction by West Hyler...'H2O' is a poignant piece of theater, a revealing view of stardom, temptation and reverence. You will return to this play in your mind again and again."
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December 3rd, 2015
"Martin’s superb writing precisely imparts biographical details, conflicts and actions in various locales during the eight scenes of this fast-paced two-character play. This is accomplished through monologues spoken to the audience and well-crafted exchanges between the characters...With all of ...
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