EINSTEIN! ~ a Pick of the Fringe and Encore Winner

solo performance · sew and sew · Ages 10+ · family friendly · flashing lights · one person show · United States of America

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DANIEL FAIGIN certified reviewer · June 12, 2016
Full writeup at http://cahighways.org/wordpress/?p=11637 . ... full review

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TRACY HELD POTTER certified reviewer · June 12, 2016
A classy and professional performance shedding new light on what I thought was a familiar person.... full review

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MORNA MURPHY MARTELL · June 18, 2016
A believable portrait of a man who was certainly a genius, but difficult to like.... full review

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EVELYNE TOLLMAN · June 18, 2016
Fascinating, engaging, beautiful visuals and clips to set up images of the theory he was woking on. Also heart breaking, obsession that left his life empty when it came to love and family.... full review

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ANDREA SCHELL certified reviewer · June 21, 2016
Jack is super charismatic, the audience interaction is so fun and my inner "history nerd" was very satisfied. I left the theatre definitely wanting to know more and wondering if this solo show could be turned into a film ala The Imitation Game? ... full review

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KAT MICHELS · June 22, 2016
At the end of the day, this show just wasn’t my cup of tea. I am all for humanizing iconic figures by showing their struggles and the darker sides of their lives. However, this show was so completely mired in the dark side of Albert Einstein’s life that I walked away depressed, not moved by all he had to go through to reach his success. Even the final proving of his theory of relativity was colored with heartache instead of joy. I needed some sort of win, some sort of relief for this character, and I never got it. Writer and actor Jack Fry turns in a good performance. This just wasn’t my cup of tea.... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 29, 2016
This is an entertaining and thought-provoking show. It makes the icon of Einstein a human being with lovable flaws. The necessary explanations of the science go by quickly with appealing animated sequences, and a slide show enhances Fry's performance.... full review

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