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Identity Crisis

From 8 member  reviews
Members say: Confusing, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

About the show

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: Actress Phina Oruche's autobiographical solo show explores the kind of identity struggles that are common to us all. More…

Best known for her role as aloof supermodel Liberty Baker in the ITV drama 'Footballers’ Wives,' Oruche, now in her 40s, has started to question who she really is. Spending more than two decades of her life taking on other people’s identities—first as a New York fashion model and later as an award-winning TV actress—has taken its toll.

Member Reviews (8)


Confusing, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious, Absorbing

Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid

See it if She is a friend or relative of yours.

Don't see it if You have a deck of cards or a games app.

May 10th, 2017
for a previous production "She is funny, self-deprecating, and there is an honesty in her hindsight but the relaxed chatty style hides some barbs of social commentary...Oruche's story is a really interesting one and that is where this piece worked best...The other characters, despite their distinctions of gender, age, and...
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May 10th, 2017
for a previous production "This is an autobiographical account, and a refreshingly honest one at that...'Identity Crisis' subverts the usual approach to tragedy in a play, beginning with a death and its aftermath before going on to talk about less mournful times. Oruche has a highly compelling manner and gives a thoroughl...
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May 15th, 2017
for a previous production "Oruche has an inviting, if slightly nervous energy...Each character comes to life quite vividly, even if they get a little muddled towards the last half hour of the piece. Oruche is a clever performer, but not entirely in control; the piece far too often dips into a casual conversational tone, l...
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May 12th, 2017
for a previous production "It was her raw honesty and boisterous, hilarious wit that kept me engaged...The ease with which she switches accents and identity traits across these different people was great, the energy in this woman is astonishing...She was so honest in telling the audience everything about her life whilst a...
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