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Victor NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Absorbing, Quirky, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting

About the Show

Performer, poet, and storyteller Edgar Oliver explores his enduring friendship with a mentally ill homeless man in this solo piece with live musical accompaniment.

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Intelligent, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A show worth seeing. Narrow is scope, very deep in plot. Story keeps your interest throughout the performance. Good story and good acting

Don't see it if Can be depressing not for everybody.

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Thought-provoking, Great acting, Resonant, Quirky, Absorbing

See it if While Oliver's reconteur's skills are peerless, one's enjoyment depends on giving oneself over to them but love story for Victor is genuine

Don't see it if Again, Oliver often diverges from Victor's privations to encompass a larger picture requiring a certain surrender/patience but well worth it

Critic Reviews (2)

October 6th, 2019

CRITIC’S PICK "Love Among the Shadows in Edgar Oliver’s ‘Victor’: In this haunting memoir of his relationship with a homeless man, Mr. Oliver confirms his status as a poet laureate of New York’s dispossessed."
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October 16th, 2019

"The play captures emotions that many of us have felt, from unrequited love, to loss. Seldom are we allowed access to such a raw story and candidness. In a time where we shield each other from truths, this stark and unapologetic performance allows us to feel what Victor meant to Edgar."
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