Absolute Zero (How Lovers and Sad People Hold Up the World)

ensemble theatre · n/a · Ages 18+ · includes nudity · world premiere · United States of America

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ANONYMOUS · June 25, 2016
really enjoyed the show! congrats everyone. ... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 04, 2016
tagged as: great · intimate · surprising · funny · enjoyable
I will definitely recommend it. I enjoyed my experience and at the after party it was great to speak to the actors one on one. ... full review

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RACHEL FLANAGAN discover hollywood magazine · June 25, 2016
Absolute Zero (How Lovers and Sad People Hold up the World) is a very dark and intriguing story that is as loving as it is disturbing. Jim, a 32-year-old man in love with his 17-year-old neighbor Charles, learns that Charles will be going away to college and just wants to get to know him so he kidnaps him and keeps him tied up in his basement. After a few weeks and realizing Jim is not there to hurt him, Charles starts opening up and the two soon learn that they actually have a lot in common and develop a connection to one another. Meanwhile, Charles girlfriend and brother find a sexual tension between the two and act and explore on it as a way to cope with the disappearance of Charles with no way of finding him in sight. When Charles turn... full review

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MOIRA MALLACH · June 04, 2016
I really enjoyed the storyline written, produced, co-directed, as well as starring Ryan Lisman. It’s a sad yet realistic plot themed around the superficial relationships we carry on within our everyday lives. It sometimes takes an odd (in this case) bond between people to feel the power and warmth in real connection. Both Ryan Lisman (Charles) and Daniel Ballard ( Jim) perform with such beautiful vulnerability it makes the storyline all the more realistic in our modern day lonely society. David Skyler is also extremely talented portraying a criminal psychologist, it actually made me wonder if when he is not performing if that is his actual career? And if that is the case maybe I too should commit a crime to be able to get some one on one th... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 04, 2016
It was a great show. It really makes you think about peoples nature in a realistic way. ... full review

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RUSSELL EATON · June 23, 2016
tagged as: kidnap · adult · sex · drama · crime · hostage · thought provoking
Dark, challenging and disturbing... this is a show that demands you to think. Emotionally charged night of heavy drama, definitely worth checking out!... full review

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NAN BUNNELL certified reviewer · June 06, 2016
Go see " Absolute Zero" now before it goes to Broadway! I loved it and can't wait to see it again . Ryan Lisman is on his way to the top ! His writing is first rate. The actors fully embraced the sensitivity and beauty of the script. Over all, it's a very satisfying show thoughout. ... full review

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DILLON ROSS certified reviewer · June 12, 2016
I enjoyed watching this play, an unconventional vision of how relationships can work that is both intimate and comedic.... full review

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BLAKE BERRY · June 17, 2016
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ANONYMOUS · June 17, 2016
Best play I have seen in a long time. ... full review

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