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The House by the Swamp

ensemble theatre · cerise films · Ages 12+ · world premiere · Poland

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EMILY AND ELIZABETH HINKLER certified reviewer June 09, 2015
This play is a true labor of love from Jola. Would love to see the next performance at an outdoor theatre with such a respect for nature! Interesting topics and discussion.... full review
SHANNON MARAGHY certified reviewer June 30, 2015
tagged as: honest · Beautiful · heartfelt · Love · Compassion · ethics · art · subtle
What can I say? I LOVED The House by the Swamp. So much so that I had to see it twice--I caught the opening night as well as the closing night. The thought of the show makes me so happy because it is such a thing of complex beauty. First of all, it is so original. I'd never seen anything like it. It is an analytical look at how our society deals with violence--some people by resigning themselves to it as "just a part of life," a few by trying to retreat from our violent world by running away (both physically as well as emotionally). Through a series of very human and thought-provoking conversations between characters, the play looks at human-committed violence in its various forms: violence done to human beings in war, etc. and viole... full review