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God of Abraham

ensemble theatre · the theatricians · Ages 14+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States

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BOB LEGGETT certified reviewer June 15, 2014
Although not my cup of tea, the show is interesting in a WTF kind of way. Alex Knox is brilliant, but this show will definitely leave you scratching your head. Check out the full review on full review
ASHLEY STEED certified reviewer June 17, 2014
When I opened my press packet and saw a headshot of Jesus, I knew I was in for comically blasphemous night. As the title suggests, this series of sketches explores the faith behind Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Now that’s a huge topic, which is why some of the sketches work better than others. The evening is framed as a 1975 Human Improvement Conference, with an opening by Dr. Doug Delante (Brennan Kelleher) welcoming us to the conference and the future of science. Then immediately after is a stunning retelling of Abraham and Isaac with silent puppets and live musical underscoring. There’s also a dancing Jesus, a Muhammad chase scene, and a Moses magic show. Sketches are also interspersed with a Scientology assessment (which feels like... full review
KURT GARDNER certified reviewer July 02, 2014
Not content to present mere Borscht-belt blackouts on religious themes, this talented group incorporates music, puppetry and multimedia into a unique theatrical experience that’s both humorous and — dare I say it? — occasionally deep.... full review

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