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The Inside Edge of the World

comedy · fist the mountain productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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KELSEY SIEPSER certified reviewer June 23, 2015
The team behind this show take you on a journey that will take you by surprise and always hold your interest. This imaginative tale of obsession, faith and (dare I say) love, is a treat! Not to be missed!... full review
SEAN TOPPS certified reviewer June 26, 2015
A brilliant performer telling the story of a lonely man searching for beauty and truth in not the most healthy of places, a suicidal cult and obsessing over the behaviour and mo's of serial killers. The tragedy of loneliness? The writing is crisp, organic, intelligent, humourful without being contrived or overly intellectual. The direction is deft. This play allows the love and longing we all have in our hearts to be the driving force behind this tale.... full review
HEATHER DOWLING certified reviewer June 28, 2015
tagged as: creative · unique · surprising · vivid
Michael Evans Lopez is an amazing performer. He is able to subtly engage and shift characterization to tell a complex, bizarre - and quite often charming - story directed very, very well by Maria Pasquarelli. I was fascinated to see where the story would take me, and surprised...and sometimes confused...but I was glad to be on the ride. For me, the storyline with the dog and the neighbor were the most engaging. I could see Danny and Buddy on all kinds of adventures together! Great work!... full review
CYNTHIA BOORUJY certified reviewer June 28, 2015
I thoroughly enjoyed this show. The narrative, and the characters are not handed to you on a plate, but unfold naturally and organically. As I sat watching this, I thought to myself “Michael Lopez is an actor who loves acting”. I don't mean that in the way that an actor can be showy or relish being the center of attention. I mean it in the way of an actor who truly loves the craft, who has a keen observation of people and works to find the humanity and specific vulnerability in all of his characters . The first half of the show I was reminded of Taxi Driver, the way DeNiro truly went into the mind of a lonely man who constructs his own framework to get through a crazy and sometimes cruel world. ... full review