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Van Gogh Find Yourself

Members say: Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent
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Walter DeForest's interactive solo show about legendary artist Vincent van Gogh includes art-making experiences for the audience.

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DeForest blends storytelling, theater, and live art creation in this engaging portrait of the artist. Think you know the truth? 'Van Gogh Find Yourself' please.


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Clever, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Whimsical, Low-key

See it if you love small-theater experiences. The actor tells the story of Van Gogh in the first person, with energy and wit

Don't see it if you want a full theatrical experience with props and plot. The actor speaks and bartends while audience members draw each other and drink

Also This was the first time the actor decided to stand behind the bar and ... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Lovely interactive show

See it if you want to know more about Van Gogh and like to sketch with "no judgement" Very positive take on Van Gogh, art, tolerance, and depression.

Don't see it if You don't like one man shows. Don't have an hour fifteen to spare.

Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if you want to feel like you're spending time with a misunderstood artist who's returned from the past and if you're interested in art!

Don't see it if you're seeking a traditional solo show or something with bells and whistles. This is a unique, special, artsy, interactive experience.

Also I loved watching Van Gogh sketch members of the audience, as well as w... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Must see, Resonant

See it if you like interactive, immersive, and intimate theatre and also love Van Gogh and his work.

Don't see it if you want music or a big budget production.

Also The man has created a WORLD. Imagine sitting in a room full of art sup... Read more Read less

Funny, Exquisite, Intelligent, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if you love creativity and watching a true artist.

Don't see it if you hate joy.

Funny, Absorbing, Romantic, Entertaining, Artlovers

See it if Watch DeForest do an excellent job inhabiting Vincent van Gogh. He is by turns dramatic, soulful, self-deprecating and an unabashed art snob

Don't see it if you don't want a fun, intimate one person show with the lightest audience involvement. Like some communal drawing.

Also I've seen Walter Michael DeForest perform this in Edinburgh and New Yo... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if We've all seen Van Gogh's work but who was he? DeForest gives an intimate "visit" with the man, himself, balancing the torment with humour.

Don't see it if Don't expect a completely scripted production as DeForest interacts spontaneously with his audience and each performance must be unique.

Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if You love art and art history, with and without children, suitable from my 4 year old to my granny

Don't see it if You hate art or history, you hate interactive shows, you don't like drawing, you hate interactive shows, you have no sense of humour

Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting

See it if You want to feel absorbed in history and one mans struggles, but also his joys, kindness and empathy.

Don't see it if You want a staid and 1 dimensional art history lesson.

Absorbing, Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you want to sit in Van Gogh's living room and hear his story in an interesting and dynamic way

Don't see it if you are not interested in that type of theater experience

Absorbing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great writing

See it if See this show if you love art, sharing your creativity and immersion- it's a fascinating exploration of Van Gogh's life, so very well staged

Don't see it if don't see this show if you don't like art or drawing.

Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You love theater and want to experience wonderful acting and be enlightened about history and the insight of an artistic genius!!

Don't see it if you don't have any interest in the insights of Vincent Van Gogh...

Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting

See it if you want to find out more about Van Gogh, his thought process and philosophy, whilst also being inspired to live your life the way you want.

Don't see it if you don't want to be inspired. This show may be about an amazing artist but it's main lesson is to influence and revitalise your ambition.

Absorbing, Must see, Refreshing, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if You want to be thoroughly entertained and get to know Van Gogh in a whole new light.

Don't see it if You have no interest in entertainment.

Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Entertaining

See it if You've ever wondered what was going on in the mind of one of the most brilliant artists in history.

Don't see it if You have no interest in the arts.

Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if You're a fan of the arts, you enjoy a well-placed anachronism, and you like exploring how people think about their world.

Don't see it if You're looking for a conventionally structured play or aren't willing to give yourself over to believing you are in the room with Van Gogh.

Funny, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if You like innovative theater

Don't see it if You don't want to laugh and be entertained.