Blackbird

ensemble theatre · la lgbt center · Ages 16+ · United States of America

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raw · compelling · dark drama · great acting and writing · human · intimate · tough
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CECILIA FAIRCHILD · June 04, 2017
tagged as: human · compelling · Raw
Hard to swallow, but you should.... full review

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JEFF LAUB · June 05, 2017
A chilling, compeling story of two people grappling with their worst impulses. Stellar performances by Charlotte Gulezian and Bradley Fisher and great lighting design. Definitely recommend. ... full review

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ANTHONY BACKMAN · June 06, 2017
Great show. Anna Stromberg has a steady grasp on the vision. She avoids commenting on the situation and puts trust in her actors and you to make your own conclusions. The set design is great. It places you in a break room of a nameless business complex in the middle of nowhere. The lighting is perfect. Florescent tubes sell the location but drop away to design moments that talk both characters out of the room and into new places. The sound is in harmony with all the elements and scenes within the room and in the imagination. It's run very tight and the venue is nice and intimate, which is ideal for this kind of story (in my opinion). All proceeds for Blackbird go to the LGBT Center so not only are you getting some great the... full review

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AMANDA BIRD certified reviewer · June 13, 2017
Great show, beautiful acting. Be brave and sit in the front row :) ... full review

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MAIA KAZIN · June 23, 2017
This show was incredibly well done. It was played real and raw, the only way to honestly deal with this subject matter. I loved the choice of stage, the intimate directing, and especially the acting of both leads.... full review

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REBECCA EVERHART · June 22, 2017
Insane. You never truly know who's side you are on, the writing and the actors are so good at pulling you in to their own story. Heart wrenching. Chilling. Made me jump a few time. I found myself deeply exhaling throughout the entire show and after. ... full review

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MICHAL SINNOTT · June 23, 2017
Such wonderful performances by the entire cast. A deeply complex and moving piece of theatre. Charlotte Gulezian is a revelation. ... full review

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