The Other Side of the Razor Ribbon

saffire productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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BOB LEGGETT certified reviewer June 14, 2018
tagged as: writing · human smuggling · divorce · recovery
it was a worthy effort, and the inclusion of her musically gifted son Derrick (who played flute, clarinet and sax) helped set the mood for the show with his beautiful compositions.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 02, 2018
Stacy is a great writer, that much is obvious. ... full review
DOUGLAS HOFFMAN certified reviewer June 03, 2018
"The Other Side of the Razor Ribbon" was a wonderful "touched my heart" performance by Stacy Dymalski. Two tales of redemption tied into one storyline that held me all the way to the end. I highly recommend that everone see this show before the festival is over. It should win one of the best of festival awards!... full review
CAROL PILKINGTON certified reviewer June 03, 2018
It takes enormous talent to hold the attention of an audience these days and to do so by oneself is phenomenal. Stacy Dymalski pulled it off brilliantly with her authenticity, honest no-bars-held self-effacing humor and humility. From the beginning she brought everyone along with her through her triumphant experience every step of the way. It was doubly a pleasure to experience Derrick Dymalski and his accompanying music.... full review
JOYCE ROBERTSON certified reviewer June 03, 2018
Stacy was fabulous! So much creativity and emotion, and a story that needs to be told. Derrick’music added to the mood, and such a talented musician!... full review
SHIRAL TORRES certified reviewer June 04, 2018
All I can say is WOW!!!!! Stacy’s performance was flawless and adding her son Derrick playing the music in the background was an additional treat!!! The way she tells her story about the most painful time in her life and at the same time telling a story of a man in prison who is also going through the most painful time in his life and how together without realizing as they work together to create his book, they are healing their pain. Stacy is so great in this play, you will laugh, cry, and at the same time fell inspired by her story and the way she tells it. I can tell how everyone involved from the set designer, to the lady greeting us at the door, to the directing/producing of this show that they worked hard to pull off this fantastic pl... full review
STEVE CHANG certified reviewer June 04, 2018
This was a great show! Meaningful, inspirational, and emotional. A great performance by Stacy. Also nice use of the space and the original music was something special. It's an intimate theater experience that shouldn't be missed!... full review
DENZIL MEYERS certified reviewer June 10, 2018
tagged as: heartfelt · funny · survival · Surprises
Stacy takes a leap - when she thinks she can least afford it - and the results turn her life around and put her back on her feet. Her intimate story of doubts, muses, faith, and family are told with heartfelt humor and lovely music.... full review
VICTOR SOTOMAYOR certified reviewer June 11, 2018
After her divorce, Stacy is left broken and alone and quickly realizes that nobody likes to talk to her when they realized she just went through a divorce. She notices the awkward ways that “friends” attempt to get away from her, as if afraid to catch a virus. She finds herself dealing with the breakup all along with nobody to console her so she becomes angry and snaps at baristas and strangers since she doesn’t find a way to release her frustrations. Then she’s handed a manuscript about a man who is imprisoned due to helping immigrants cross over illegally to the U.S and suddenly realizes that her problems dwarf in comparison to what he’s going through in prison, serving a ten year sentence. As an editor, Stacy sees through grammatical er... full review
DAVID LUCARELLI certified reviewer June 11, 2018
tagged as: poignant · moving
A poignant one woman autobiographical show show about a woman whose life is falling apart through a bitter divorce, who finds herself and salvation through helping a man in prison for human trafficking tell his story. A moving play about the power of stories, and how in sharing them, we can find our common humanity. ... full review