Cockroach Dialogues

comedy · second skin theatre · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America

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GUILE BRANCO uncertified reviewer June 12, 2016
Highly recommend, amazing performances! ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 10, 2016
Laugh, cry and reflect... full review
ANONYMOUS uncertified reviewer June 12, 2016
Loved it! Dark and delightful!... full review
ANONYMOUS uncertified reviewer June 08, 2016
tagged as: funny · comedy · tragicomedy · Dialogue · alternative · musical
Hollywood Fringe shines a light into dark corners that might be best left unexplored, but “Cockroach Dialogues,” written by William Whitehurst and directed by Andy McQuade is simply delightful. It is at turns funny and grave. It’s thought-provoking and dynamic with solid performances and witty dialogue. Talent? Luck? Where’s the food? ... full review
EILEEN WEINER certified reviewer June 19, 2016
tagged as: Dark Comedy · Absurdist
A cockroach I wrote a funny song about once got me a spot on the Disney Channel. So I have to admit I'm prejudiced. Even so, like Kafka before me, I anthropomorphized the insect. In this play, the cockroach retains his roachiness in thought and deed. He seems to veritably scurry across the stage, and I'm convinced if a cockroach could talk, he'd sound exactly like Demetris Hartman. He is the voice of reason to Wayne, played with pathos by Mark Binet, the more hapless of the hapless LA couple trying to make it. Jay Lawrence Kiman as Bob, the music promoter, embodies evil incarnate as he attempts to seduce Tea, the female singer of the couple, played by beautiful songstress Kate Poisson. This play was riveting from start to finish. There is ... full review
JANET KUSNICK certified reviewer July 14, 2016
Astonishing! Brilliantly concieved and performed.... full review
RACHEL FLANAGAN uncertified reviewer July 18, 2016
If the world was destroyed in war and destruction, the cockroach would be the singular survivor. Welcome to the dreams of one struggling actor whose reality is wrecked by the Cockroach Dialogues. Mark Binet is Wayne, a guy who moved to LA with his singer girlfriend Tea (Asia Lynn Pitts) to make their dreams of being stars come true. However, with little money coming in due to a lack of work and their hunger, for both food and a break, growing stronger and more desperate by the minute, Wayne becomes plagued by dreams of a giant cockroach who talks to him. As Wayne argues with the cockroach over food, Tea meets her own version of a cockroach as Bob (Andy McQuade), a sleazy record producer who offers Tea a lunch date with a hotel room desser... full review
TOM YUNGERBERG uncertified reviewer June 19, 2016
Hauntingly relatable. Highly enjoyable. Go see ths Play!... full review
ANNA MCGRATH certified reviewer June 20, 2016
tagged as: Dark Comedy · comedy
I loved the play. It has a perfect running time of just under an hour. All the elements of the stage were stitched together perfectly by the director. Well worth going to take a look.... full review
TERRY ANNE HOLZMAN uncertified reviewer July 12, 2016
Liked the cockroach concept more than the relationship drama. Would like to see a 45 minute show of just the cockroach riffing on life and those "buttery toast crumbs"....... full review