Anxiety Written

solo performance · jessica carleton · Ages 10+ · one person show · United States of America

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ANDY HENRY certified reviewer June 02, 2018
tagged as: Must See · beautiful!
Absolutely wonderful. Honest, heartfelt, funny and so beautifuy performed. Truly one of the best pieces of Theatre I have seen in a very long time.... full review
REMY O'BRIEN certified reviewer June 03, 2018
A lovely, heartwarming, funny story. I admire Jessica's strength and honesty and sharing her story with us. It's an important story and the world needs more people like Jessica to enlighten the world and told us their story. I call it brave.... full review
JADE HARLOW certified reviewer June 03, 2018
Funny & Tender... Jessica Carleton takes you on an in depth journey into what it means to grown up with OCD, in a way that touches & informs the audience. She has an incredible ability to not only draw you in, but make you see shades of yourself in this witty one woman show. ANXIETY WRITTEN is a Must See!!! ... full review
STACY PATTERSON certified reviewer June 06, 2018
tagged as: Brave · Authentic · funny · real · smart · Must See
Calling this show "heartfelt" barely begins to touch on what is most real and most moving about this piece and the performance of it. Jessica is brave, funny, and direct as she explores the remarkable, challenging moments of a life with OCD. The story has a beautiful and thoughtfully constructed arc that held my focus from moment one to the satisfying conclusion. I learned a lot. I felt even more. I'm inspired. So well done.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 23, 2018
A beautiful performance of an engaging original story. Best show I've seen at the Fringe!... full review
BONNIE SLUDIKOFF certified reviewer June 25, 2018
This was one of my five nominees for my sponsored award- the Conversation Creation award, sponsored by That's What She Didn't Say and The Outdoor Voices Festival. Jessica is an expert storyteller- likable and vibrant. The writing is impeccable with a lovely beginning, middle, and end, structured expertly to give us a little more theatrical oomph than many solo shows that read like ted talks or just long storytelling shows. The pacing is perfect, the amount of characterizations and they way they were portrayed is lovely. This was just a beautiful, gentle, and simply done show that gave a really beautiful insider look at OCD and anxiety.... full review
ANDY LEINBACH certified reviewer June 03, 2018
Poignant yet hilarious! Very honest, real, and personal storytelling. Jess is clearly a very experienced and gifted actor, and this is a legit theatrical production, with the lighting and staging enhancing the story she tells. The emphasis is definitely on the personal aspect, not the clinical. While this is an intense show, and is rather heartbreaking at moments, Jess balances that with a lot of humor, and the crowd on Saturday night was definitely laughing out loud. Highly recommended - so very worth an hour of your time!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 04, 2018
It was a very moving experience and I was deeply touched by the performance!... full review
PEA HARRISON certified reviewer June 04, 2018
This is an actress who is emotionally available, open, free, and in total control at the same time. Wonderful. ... full review
STEVE CHANG certified reviewer June 04, 2018
This is a show you should definitely see! Jessica is an incredible writer and performer. She hooks in the audience and commands the stage with her presence, while opening up and sharing her personal story in a heartfelt way. It seemed like everyone in the audience was moved by this performance. This show is the real deal!... full review