Blackbird

Critics

LemonMeter

Reviews: 2

Audience

LemonMeter

Reviews: 1

Fifteen years ago Una and Ray had a relationship. They haven't set on eyes on each other since. Now she has found him again… A flesh crawling encounter. A savage recalling of the past. A criminal love story.

Reviews

Travis Michael Holder - Ticket Holders LA

To the credit of director Anna Stromberg and her exceptional performers, what this courageously brazen playwright, unfettered by societal mores that might make him a target for our current conservative “leadership,” eventually manages to accomplish is to make us feel a tremendous well of sympathy for both Una and Peter despite the nature of a crime that, in our culture, is considered abhorrent in every regard. What this leaves us wondering, if we're really willing to listen, is how much human behavior, all those things that should be allowed to be decided on a private and individual basis, turns twisted because we are told it is twisted. Do such things destroy lives because they're inherently evil—or is it because our accepted and religiously-spawned heritage demands it must be?

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Wow! It was a powerful performance by two talented actors. The direction was spot on, and I loved how the actors used all their space. I walked away breathless and I'm still thinking about the complexity of this subject matter! A must see!

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Exceptional performance - a must see! Bradley Fisher & Charlotte Gulezian command attention for every single minute of this powerful and thoroughly engaging production.

sweet - Guy Taylor


Travis Michael Holder - Ticket Holders LA

To the credit of director Anna Stromberg and her exceptional performers, what this courageously brazen playwright, unfettered by societal mores that might make him a target for our current conservative “leadership,” eventually manages to accomplish is to make us feel a tremendous well of sympathy for both Una and Peter despite the nature of a crime that, in our culture, is considered abhorrent in every regard. What this leaves us wondering, if we're really willing to listen, is how much human behavior, all those things that should be allowed to be decided on a private and individual basis, turns twisted because we are told it is twisted. Do such things destroy lives because they're inherently evil—or is it because our accepted and religiously-spawned heritage demands it must be?

sweet - Travis Michael Holder - TicketHolders LA - ...read full review


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Wow! It was a powerful performance by two talented actors. The direction was spot on, and I loved how the actors used all their space. I walked away breathless and I'm still thinking about the complexity of this subject matter! A must see!

sweet - Enci Box - ...read full review


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Exceptional performance - a must see! Bradley Fisher & Charlotte Gulezian command attention for every single minute of this powerful and thoroughly engaging production.

sweet - Guy Taylor