A Void

kirsten kearse · Ages 14+ · United States of America

world premiere
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ZACHARY BERNSTEIN fringe review: www.fringereview.com certified reviewer June 19, 2017
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MICHAEL FONTAINE my haunt life certified reviewer June 20, 2017
Suicide is such a permanent solution. What if you could cryogenically freeze yourself instead? It’s temporary and you can be in a comfortable sleep until all your problems pass. “A Void” shows us the pros and cons of this solution via two sisters. Judith (played by Rachel Sondag) has made her decision to freeze herself and gives all the reasons why. Rita (played by Mary Holland) tries to convince her to deal with her problems, but instead, rethinks her own way of handling life’s challenges. This show is more than just taking an easy way out and not dealing with your problems. It’s also about sibling rivalry and competition between sisters. It’s about family and the dynamic of each person within. The conversations the sisters have is so... full review
RUSSELL EATON http://www.myhauntlife.com certified reviewer June 20, 2017
I complement the lead actresses of this show with an odd observation - I was extremely uncomfortable watching this show. The two women create a family dynamic as sisters that is incredibly honest, effective, and completely believable. The relationship, already awkward in vibe, gets more uncomfortable as the play unfolds. Every head turn, every condescending sideways glance conveys years of frustration and competition between these two women. The mildly sci-fi elements of the plot becomes the excuse for way too much honesty to come flooding out of both women. Their verbal interaction is the heart of the show, and it succeeds incredibly well. I felt like I was eavesdropping on something I shouldn’t hear. The humor is amped up by the absurd... full review