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The Next Best Thing

theatre · antonio sacre and pan productions · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States

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BOB LEGGETT certified reviewer June 17, 2011
WOW - simply amazing! Antonio uses every bit of his Irish-American and Cuban ancestry to take us on a journey into the very essence of love. I left with many questions and insights into the price of love and its intrinsic value - a definite MUST SEE! This show deserves to be crowd "TOP OF THE FRINGE!"... full review
TONY FRANKEL stage and cinema/bitter lemons certified reviewer June 12, 2011
Theatre Critic from www.stageandcinema here. There is no doubt that Mr. Sacre is a gifted and compelling storyteller: I am sure that he could create an engaging piece about reading the morning paper. In THE NEXT BEST THING, a relationship that goes from Chicago to New York to Hollywood is examined with bittersweet clarity. It fascinates how Mr. Sacre is able to incorporate other themes along the journey, but the piece overall feels languid and lacks an urgency that is most necessary to bring the story to life. Even with a fascinating use of language, this solo outing was delivered as if we were having a cup of coffee at a diner, instead of using the stage as a vehicle to heighten the emotion and characters in the story. It starts out promisi... full review