Fuchou with Bourbon

ensemble theatre · fogbank entertainment · Ages 16+ · United States of America

world premiere
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PATRICK CHAVIS certified reviewer June 03, 2018
tagged as: theatre · chinese
7.4 out of 10 - An Average Show - Click on my podcast for more info. http://latheatrebites.com/hollywood-fringe-2018-fuchou-with-bourbon-the-lounge-theatre-review/... full review
CAILIN HARRISON certified reviewer June 03, 2018
There is never a dull moment in this show. Raw feelings of the characters create a powerful arc around grief in a family long after the immediate loss. It explores what lingers for each of them and is complicated with an interracial element. Even though this a dramatic topic, the amazing director and terrific cast inject humor with heart into the show accented masterfully with the use of the props that help give the absent family member a place on the stage. It is a great show that moves and provokes thought. ... full review
TERESA BOOKWALTER certified reviewer June 11, 2018
Fuchou with Bourbon focuses on a fractious father-child relationship in a contemporary mixed race family. Daughter Rose seeks revenge on her father for his betrayal of her mother. Rose cannot find peace after her loving mother's death. (Hints of Hamlet?) Fuchou also effectively explores a strong sister relationship that enhances and adds tension to a finely written piece.... full review
SUZANNE KULLER certified reviewer June 13, 2018
tagged as: gripping · dramatic · exciting
Fuchou with Bourbon was gripping from beginning to end. The playwright knows how to create dramatic tension, especially within a family situation. The relationships were heightened, yes, but also very real. ... full review
MELINDA GRACE certified reviewer June 18, 2018
tagged as: drama · relationship · death · drinking
Intense and very interesting look at relationships, culture, and the grieving process. ... full review