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Peter Michael Marino's fully improvised solo show enjoys an encore run at the East to Edinburgh festival at 59E59.

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After years of performing his solo shows around the world, Marino grew weary of writing and memorizing them. So he's decided to just show up and create one on the spot. The audience will be the subject of this socially anxious experiment that both spoofs and celebrates the solo show genre. All you have to do is show up.

 

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88
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90
Front Row Center

for a previous production “I do not like audience participation of any kind...I was, therefore, pleasantly surprised to enjoy myself in the extreme…Marino takes the old saw of using our suggestions to plot out an improvised story. But that is just the icing on the cake. Prior to that, he ushers us down an autobiographical lane that is both hilarious and sincere...He is up there on the stage about to fly without a net...A spot-on piece of 'let’s have fun' that works on so many levels.” Full Review

85
Chelsea Now

for a previous production “An often silly, occasionally searing, ultimately affectionate send-up of solo theater performances, interpersonal communication, and the bendable nature of truth…Marino was in chess master mode: absorbing the many plot points he’d just commissioned, then orchestrating those wildly disparate moving parts toward a logical end...Marino made each sip of water seem like a breath of fresh air.” Full Review

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94
Avg Score

86
Funny, Clever, Masterful, Hilarious, Unique

See it if You love being surprised, improv, audience participation, smart, funny performers. Every show is "one night only."

Don't see it if You want to know what the show is about before you go. It's a different show every night.

91
For a previous production
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you like improv

Don't see it if you don't like improv

83
For a previous production
Funny, Edgy, Must see, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if A great Improv choice!The actor is highly energetic + experienced.He shows total control by fitting the words picked earlier into his piece.

Don't see it if You don't like improv

93
For a previous production
Funny, Clever, Intelligent, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if If you want to be entertained by a 1 man show,all original

Don't see it if If you don't have a sense of humor

95
For a previous production
Absorbing, Clever, Resonant

See it if you want to see a master entertainer show you HOW IT IS DONE! You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll help create the show!

Don't see it if you have a heart of stone and don't care about important things like art and feelings.

92
For a previous production
Ambitious, Clever, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if you want unique entertainment. No two shows are the same.

Don't see it if audience participation shows scare you. Though this one is mild by comparison.

100
For a previous production
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like something completely unique. This is a solo show unlike anything you've seen before. Improv with a twist - the audience star in it!

Don't see it if You don't want to be entertained, involved, or have a show written about you and the rest of the audience! You will be the center of it all!

100
For a previous production
Ambitious, Clever, Must see, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You want a unique theater experience like nothing you've ever been a part of.

Don't see it if You don't like solo performances.

91
For a previous production
Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you want a glimpse into the world of creating a show and to see a master improviser at work.

Don't see it if you are looking for a book show or a linear story line.

100
For a previous production
Ambitious, Great acting, Refreshing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You love a new spin on existing forms of storytelling.

Don't see it if You hate fun and quality!

100
For a previous production
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Hilarious

See it if you have a beating heart, a curious mind, and a sense of humor. You are ready for a peek into the mind of that guy who doesn't pot luck.

Don't see it if you don't like solo shows

96
For a previous production
Absorbing, Great acting, Moving, Entertaining, Heartwarming

See it if I was moved by the people of Gander and their selflessness to total strangers

Don't see it if You don't like a true story

100
For a previous production
Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Brilliantly relevant

See it if You are socially anxious or love improv. Also if you have one free hour, and love to laugh!

Don't see it if No reason not to see it. Just. Do. It.

97
For a previous production
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if You appreciate creativity and cleverness on the fly, you like to laugh.

Don't see it if You're a one-man or one-woman show and take yourself too seriously.

100
For a previous production
Funny, Absorbing, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You love talented performers who are brave and brilliant.

Don't see it if You just had mouth surgery and are not supposed to smile and laugh out loud.

90
For a previous production
Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Refreshing, Hilarious

See it if You want a complete send-up and homage to solo performance. Also if you need to feel a little closer to the world.

Don't see it if Ehhhh

95
For a previous production
Funny, Clever, Intelligent, Must see

See it if You've seen a lot of solo shows in your day. Peter takes the basic structure and turns it on its head, making it fun and unique every time

Don't see it if You hate laughing, or have had a perfect life and nothing to contribute- it is audience participation based

98
For a previous production
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You love to laugh! It will make you laugh!

Don't see it if You don't wanna laugh!

100
For a previous production
Funny, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if ...you are want to get inspired to create or if you just enjoy unique theatre.

Don't see it if ... you don't like improv. But maybe you can give this improvised one-person show a chance?

100
For a previous production
Funny, Epic, Must see, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you need a good laugh.

Don't see it if Just go. Everyone needs to go, even if you don't want to. SHOW UP

95
For a previous production
Funny, Clever, Masterful, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You like shows that pull back the curtain and shows you how theater magic is created. You want to laugh!

Don't see it if You don't like to laugh.

Also This show enterained the heck out of me. I was not sure what to expect... Read more Read less

100
For a previous production
Funny, Must see, Relevant, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy watching a consummate master take improv to its ultimate level. Funny, intelligent, insightful, wise. Laugh, learn, leave happy!

Don't see it if If you do not like solo shows. If you prefer a scripted show and dislike any form of improv.

100
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you have or have not witnessed any solo shows or if you have something on your mind today

Don't see it if you don't like entirely unique theater-going experiences

100
For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you want to have an enjoyable night at the theater. The show is different each night. Both times I saw it were excellent!

Don't see it if you do not enjoy satire, solo shows, improvisation, or audience interaction. Great show for theater vets to take their non-theater friends.

100
For a previous production
Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You love fast paced, clever improv and love the genre of solo shows.

Don't see it if You don't like audience participation