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The Perfect Game

ensemble theatre · brimmer st. theatre co. · Ages 1+ · family friendly · world premiere · United States

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ASHLEY STEED certified reviewer June 17, 2014
A baseball game without the ball. Yup, that’s it. And it’s brilliant in its simplicity and execution, making a wonderfully atmospheric piece and interesting experiment. Brimmer Street has done an excellent job of re-creating every element of a baseball game. Every detail is here – the star-spangled banner, organ, first pitch, announcers, adverts for “local” companies (ie other fringe shows), player histories, bat sound effects, the seventh inning stretch, and even a pop fly caught by a fan. This was such a joy to experience. I engaged with the game like I would any other baseball game – I ate a hot dog, had some lemonade, chatted with friends and watch the major plays with great excitement. It’s so well rehearsed that one girl I spoke to ... full review