O, Fallen One

ensemble theatre · curlicue & co. · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States

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ALEX SCOTT certified reviewer June 30, 2013
I walked into O, Fallen One not really sure what to expect - but I was pleasantly surprised. This modern interpretation of one of Shakespeare's most beloved and troubled characters manages to be both creative and well executed with strong perfomances from all of it's actors from beginning to end. If I had to suggest ways to make this show better, I would offer up a couple things. First, find a new venue. The seats in this place are very very cramped and uncomfortable, and it's hard, being 6'2'' to sit with my knee caps pressed into the seat infront of me for an hour. Secondly, use an original score, and underscore the whole show - maybe even with live musicians on stage. The music from The Social Network soundtrack for the first 7 or 8 m... full review
EFFIE GONIS certified reviewer June 27, 2013
I was fortunate enough to be in town in time to see this show, and I must say that I saw a lot of promise in the performance. I found the concept of focusing on Ophelia's (or Leia's) decent into madness to be quite intriguing, and the mix of contemporary dialogue with Shakespearean text was rather interesting (although a bit imbalanced from time to time). I do hope to see this show expanded upon and developed further. It has the potential to turn into something truly amazing, especially if the nuances in Ophelia's character development are explored further. I can't wait to see what happens next for this production!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 09, 2013
Ok. Needs work. Good try.... full review