Let There Be Thistles

dusty bums productions · Ages 12+ · New Zealand

one person show
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SUSANA CERVANTES certified reviewer June 03, 2018
tagged as: humorous · religious undertones · man
Funny and thought-provoking. Josh's performance grabs your attention right from the beginning till the very end. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 03, 2018
Excellent, passionate performance, well written, expertly directed. Exactly what Fringe shows should be.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 03, 2018
This was so good. It is wildly funny, controversial, and thought-provoking, Joshua Thomas leaves everything on the stage. Highly recommend.... full review
GRACIELA VALDERRAMA uncertified reviewer June 03, 2018
Great show that makes one laugh and ponder. It causes a different reaction in everyone because of its theme and the concepts we have about a god. ... full review
COOPER BATES uncertified reviewer June 04, 2018
tagged as: provocative · interesting
Not sure what to say about this production beyond I admired the artist. Really gave a beautiful performance and was fully committed to the performance. The material itself is a deep and probing meditation. Perhaps it is a moment at which the character is questioning the meaning of his life and the possibility of what magic is and what may or may not be possible. What may or may not be manifested into existence. This play is heady. You will have to work a bit to maintain pace with is as there is no glaring narrative hook in the classic story line structure, sense. Check it out. See what the craft of acting is all about. Don't be afraid to think. ... full review
KATHRYN S. uncertified reviewer June 04, 2018
This show was brilliantly written and directed in addition to bringing thought provoking questions and themes to the table. Thouroughly entertaining from start to finish! ... full review
CAT LACOHIE certified reviewer June 05, 2018
One of my favourite shows of the fringe so far. This was like watching Richard E Grant do a one-man version of Waiting For Godot. ... full review
JOSEPH MCMAHON certified reviewer June 09, 2018
I really enjoyed it. I normally skip one-person shows because the hit-miss ratio on those are usually bad, but this was a refreshing diamond in the rough.... full review
SARAH MANN certified reviewer June 12, 2018
Overall, Let there be Thistles was a great show. I enjoyed the concept behind the play of a God with only one remaining believer. Joshua brilliantly executed the role of a panicked God trying to make us believe in him. Some great comedic moments and well thought out beats throughout the play.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 14, 2018
tagged as: Fleas · Gods · thistles
Let there be.... Not toast! I've never seen a show showing what it's like being a God. I especially appreciate this sincere and humorous take on being one that no longer has any followers. There've been millions you know. It's been done before trying to make a higher power relatable, but never like this. And I like it. ... full review