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Stringmates

dance & physical theatre · mb stage productions, llc · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America

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STEVE MADAR certified reviewer June 18, 2017
A play about finding soulmates using dance. ... full review
JESSICA JILL TURNER certified reviewer June 19, 2017
A beautiful and moving show based on a mesmerizing conceit. The very premise is reason enough to see this show, but the execution of the movement and touching portrayals make it even better. Thoroughly adored this show.... full review
LAURA WILEY certified reviewer June 19, 2017
tagged as: Stunning · Haunting · Beautiful · emotional · soulmates · Love · deep · dance
A stunning, beautiful piece that is absolutely captivating and brilliant. I fell in love right away once the dancing began, the hauntingly beautiful choreography gives the whole piece life. As the show continues and the thread of the dancers weaves in and out there is a movement and energy to the show that feels like waves or vibrations, it is hypnotic. I can't say enough amazing things about the dancers in this show! This play by Amanda Newman really dives into exploring relationships and what having a soulmate means. Each of the actors truly explores their characters and brings them to life. If you can catch Stringmates during Fringe, DO IT!!!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 21, 2017
Interesting concept... a little on the nose. Also i felt disconnected (and a little insulted) that the ideas explored through this story all operate on the presupposition that soul mates really exist. This also may be me imposing my own personal response onto the script, but i couldnt help but feel there were some subtle religious and even homophobic undertones. That may be a stretch... and thats not to say that was the authors intention, but if im able to derive that from the work in many places it may be something to examine. ... full review
NIKKI MULLER certified reviewer June 22, 2017
tagged as: dance · soulmates · pathos · touching · family-friendly
A touching, family-friendly exploration of the concept of destiny and connection, Stringmates uses the extended metaphor of actual thread connecting "soulmates" in choreographed dance and dramatic scenes. At times funny, and very often poignant, this show creatively examines what a soulmate truly is-- perhaps romantic, but perhaps simply deep friendship, or deep, meaning-giving inspiration. Beautifully written and executed, and with no "language" or overly sexual scenes, it's a perfect Fringe option if you have a younger audience member you want to introduce to theatricality, or if you have a more conservative relative in town.... full review
ADANNA KENLOW uncertified reviewer June 27, 2017
tagged as: amazing · Beautiful · moving · movement · dance · Love
BEAUTIFUL. There was not a dry eye in the house!! ... full review