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Ross & Rachel

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Intense, Original

About the show

59E59 and MOTOR present Olivier-nominated playwright James Fritz's unflinching look at the myths of modern love, loosely inspired by the beloved fictional 'Friends' couple. More…

Look at all those couples out there. Which one will leave? Which one will run? Which one is cheating on the other? Which one will die first? Him. Him. Her. Him. 'Ross & Rachel' tells the mind-bending, heartbreaking story of what happens when a couple that was always meant to be together, gets together. And stays together. Molly Vevers reprises her Edinburgh Fringe 2015 performance in this disquieting duologue for one performer.


Member Reviews (6)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Intense, Original

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Intense, Thought-provoking, Dizzying, Confusing, Great acting

See it if You enjoy plays performed by one actor who performs multiple roles. You enjoy plays that force you to figure out which character is speaking

Don't see it if You aren't in the mood to watch a confusing drama about serious illness and the pain it causes in many aspects for the ill and the partner.


May 26th, 2016
“The play’s first moments are exhilarating, the cataract of words issuing from Ms. Vevers’s mouth suggesting a psychological detonation...But once the script settles into more familiar rhythms and then into fantasy sequences, the intensity of that language dwindles, and the excitement lessens. Th...
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May 26th, 2016
"Without an authoritative performance, 'Ross & Rachel' would be unpalatably sour, incomprehensible, or both. It takes a few minutes to get into Vevers' rhythm, but once one does, her fierce and uncompromising dedication to Fritz's words carry one past any objections...The highly unpleasant, stark...
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May 27th, 2016
"This very talented actress relies on wit, candidness and sentiment to tell her story and doesn’t hold back when giving audiences the complete picture – in both the joyful and difficult times...For an entertaining and eye-opening take on life, love and relationships, 'Ross and Rachel' is guarante...
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May 24th, 2016
"A well-written and beautifully performed duologue for fans of 'Friends,' haters of 'Friends,' and those with no opinion either way…Vevers effortlessly switches back and forth between the two in one monologue, yet it's never confusing who is speaking…This isn't a 'Friends' parody, but a tragic lo...
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