Jack the Rippers Mistress

ensemble theatre · cynthia asmar · United States of America

world premiere
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MICHAEL FONTAINE my haunt life certified reviewer June 06, 2017
tagged as: Love
I loved this spin on the Jack the Ripper mythology. It’s told from his mistress’ point of view through the years. From the 1800’s through present day. She travels all over the world, meets some well-known people and ultimately, makes bad decision after bad decision. We see the heartbreaking journey of Victoria (played by Summer Stratton) meeting a man, tortured by him, falling for him, and in my opinion, being strung along throughout the centuries. Since she first met Jack (played by Zachary Guzman), he’s always just toyed with her. He kept her alive in his basement just wanting her to die. Then, when she overcame that, he would kill just so she would have to be alone and feel nothing except for him. Is it true love or delusion? When we see ... full review
RUSSELL EATON http://www.myhauntlife.com certified reviewer June 16, 2017
tagged as: Jack the Ripper · drama · History
I found this fascinating! Using the conceit that Jack the Ripper and his mistress are immortal, this story follows them through decades of cat and mouse shenanigans. Minor flaw with the piece is since it becomes a tale of obsession, it is difficult to sympathize with a woman who keeps making the same bad decision over and over again. I admire the fact that this is actually addressed inside the piece itself and discussed openly. I did thoroughly enjoy watching the journey and think this is an original, fascinating tale!... full review