ENCORE WINNER: Willy's Lil Virgin Queen

solo performance · terra taylor knudson & olio theatre works · Ages 15+ · United States of America

one person show
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BONNIE SLUDIKOFF certified reviewer June 06, 2017
I'm fairly knowledgeable about Shakespeare but thanks to this show I feel like the real deal- Terra's passion for the Bard is serious and so is her command of the stage. Loved hearing this story. She brings Elizabethan history to life and draws upon some funny and sad life moments that further cement her connection to good ol Will Shakes! I'd love to have learned a little more about Terra's own life experiences in this show, even if we had to lose some of the plentiful history of the Bard, however hysterically presented. The stories she tells are compelling and well written. ... full review
JENNIE FAHN certified reviewer June 10, 2017
Absolutely wonderful! Terra is captivating and passionate and her love of Shakespeare and presence as a performer pulled me in from the moment she came on stage until the lights went out. An enriching, educational, and heartfelt experience! LOVED IT! ... full review
NATASHA LEWIN certified reviewer June 04, 2017
If you love Shakespeare, this is the play for you!! A history lesson wrapped into a storytelling format. I learned stuff!! ... full review
CHRISTINA EVANS certified reviewer June 10, 2017
Fantastic show. Terra has a phenomenal stage presence and draws you into her love of Shakespeare - weaving profound moments of her life together with the great playwright. She also goes through the story of every single King and Queen of England - the best history lesson I ever had! Highly entertaining, funny and also deeply moving, this show is not to be missed!... full review
JANTINA RUSSELL certified reviewer June 11, 2017
This was my first experience with the Fringe and it was an awesome show. Highly recommended.... full review
BROOKE BAUMER certified reviewer June 06, 2017
Fantastic show. Terra takes what can be interpreted as an intimidating topic (understanding the Bard) and just brings it to life in the most magical way. She perfectly weaves in moments from her own life and how the words of Shakespeare perfectly coincided. Her energy and stamina is awe-inspiring. Without giving anything away, her rendition of Hamlet's infamous "to be or not to be speech" will bring tears to your eyes. A truly wonderful show at Fringe not to miss.... full review
CHERISE PASCUAL certified reviewer June 14, 2017
tagged as: Fun!
Wow! I was intimidated at first going to see this show because I'm not well versed in Shakespeare (which is lame for a writer) but I just never had patience with it. Terra has changed my mind. Her love affair with Willy made me a little jealous, in a good way! Terra is truly captivating on stage, she is witty, beautiful and hilarious. This show is so much fun and a must-see for all! ... full review
JAMES COUGAR CANFIELD certified reviewer June 15, 2017
This is how you do a one-person show. Other solo performers take note, this is a masterclass in storytelling and balancing information and action. Don't miss out!! ... full review
NAIROBY OTERO certified reviewer June 18, 2017
tagged as: shakespeare
Really fun and funny. Wonderful afternoon of theatre.... full review
ANN-MARIE LARICCIA certified reviewer June 19, 2017
Witty, intelligent and elegant. Terra exquisitely intertwines her journey from childhood to womanhood through the works of the Bard. The show is part history lesson, part crash-course in Shakespearean language and content and apart soul bearing peek into the will of the human spirit to thrive.... full review