The Creeps

solo performance · schapf · Ages 16+ · New Zealand

one person show world premiere
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MARCUS WELLS certified reviewer June 24, 2014
The Creeps was a superb show that I wish I would've caught before its closing night. The Creeps follows 4 characters and leaves you at the edge of your seat the whole time. Catherine Waller is an absolute genius in combining a comedy with dark truths whilst breaking the fourth wall and interacting in conversation with the audience. I never knew one person could bring so many emotions to me in a 45-minute production. The lighting was creative and accented the mood entirely. The background noise brought the show to life and though it was just a plain black box theatre, the set was perfect. Waller has core strength beyond belief and used her dance background throughout the show in lyrical ways. It was honestly such an amazing experience, wat... full review
JENNIE WEBB certified reviewer June 18, 2014
Originally posted in Bitter Lemons: "Fringe Femmes" | "The Creeps" created by Catherine Waller | Who can resist a Fringe show with free-flowing wine and bottomless popcorn? Just overlook the fact that the hunched over woman who's offering it appears as if she's... well: she's likely had a hard life, even at her young age. This is the first indication that The Creeps is maybe not what you expect. Or, given the title, maybe it is. What it is, is a fascinating and completely compelling study of four lost, pretty darn creepy souls brought to life by solo performer/writer Catherine Waller. (Who is not the woman shilling the booze and snacks... or is she?) But study isn't the right word, because Waller's highly physicalized chara... full review