The Show

comedy · wild thing radio theatre · Ages 10+ · United States

world premiere
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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 13, 2013
Saw this show for their opening. What a great time! The actors had great chemistry, there was live foley on stage, and the writing incorporated subtle humor, technophile references, and hilarious self-awareness. The show culminates with brilliant character by the entire ensemble performing a play within a play. Go!... full review
JAYMIE BELLOUS certified reviewer June 19, 2013
The Show started out as your "average radio play". I entered the Fringe Mainstage to find a handful of music stands set up alongside a table of objects to create folly effects. And that's about where your average radio play ends because The Show was a wild ride into iPhones, Twitter, and Film Noir. Max Oken, director and writer, set the tone for a night that seamlessly shifted between a classic radio show and the wrecks of modern day technology. The cast was made of an apt group of character actors and voice-over virtuosos, game to play along in Oken's absurd and comical world. If I had one complaint it was that I wanted more live folly effects! But perhaps the abundance of prerecorded sound effects and music were just a part of our al... full review
ERIN MOORE certified reviewer June 20, 2013
The cast clearly was having a good time with this. While this type of free association writing script is not something that I necessarily enjoy it was entertaining and the sound effects and multiple characters played by the 5 member cast were fantastic. I felt that the script was a mash up of 2 incomplete scripts. I would have liked to see it stick to one plot line. Their strength as an ensemble and company is definitely in radio plays. I'm looking forward to seeing what else they do in the future!... full review