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The Dangerous Cures of Dr. B

ensemble theatre · the puckwit gang · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 08, 2018
tagged as: interesting · unique · fun · comedy · laughter · scary · experimental
Super unique story telling. Interesting design. Loved the props and costumes and set up. The actors were on it. Really committing to the moments. It's a crazy story, told in a crazy way. Love that!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 26, 2018
tagged as: Bravo!!
Very creative, original, and well-performed by all.... full review
AARON STILES June 24, 2018
This production reminds of one of many strange footnotes in American history we gloss over and reminds us of just how easily that mentality can cause them to keep happening. Issues of public health, private trust, the "je ne sais quoi" of a dictator, and the manipulability omnipresent in the human condition. ... full review
DANIEL FAIGIN certified reviewer June 24, 2018
The Dangerous Cures of Dr. B is an example of the other type of Fringe show: a show that uses humor to get across a very serious point. In this case, the humor serves to deflate the power of the cult of personality. Dr. B serves as a metaphor for President Trump, and the dangerous cult that surrounds both, oblivious to the fact they are working against their own interests. This is a show that must be seen, although, alas, in Los Angeles it is so much preaching to the choir. Full writeup at full review
ANONYMOUS June 23, 2018
tagged as: scary · Realistic
Thought provoking and scary to know that this story was true... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 23, 2018
Amazing!! Such a captivating show. Please go see this if you get a chance! Lead actress Mari Assad was exceptional. Best ensemble cast I’ve seen this year.... full review
ANONYMOUS June 18, 2018
This was an incredibly interesting and original piece of theater. The acting was great as the actors were all fully committed to the world in which they were all existing. The addition of live folk music was also a huge plus! I was thoroughly impressed that every aspect of the show was an original creation.... full review
RASIKA MATHUR June 17, 2018
I saw this show a few nights ago and I still have hauntingly brilliant visuals in my mind. Was it the lighting? Did it all seem like a flickering movie that happened before my eyes? It was indeed very disturbing, which means they succeeded in making me FEEL something. Bravo.... full review
RUSSELL EATON certified reviewer June 15, 2018
tagged as: innovative · scary · music · dark · edgy · dark humor
An experimental piece that explores the story of a healer/charlatan/con man's affect on the lives of those who wish to be "healed" by his services. The piece is charming at first, but manages to take on an almost sinister tone at times as more is learned about Dr. B's radical methods. The show provides a chilling reminder of how gullible we all can be if we want something bad enough.... full review
EDWARD SALAS certified reviewer June 15, 2018
tagged as: unexpected · music · Darkly Comic.
The performance was wonderfully unexpected, well written, well performed and cohesively directed. It felt familiar, as if it were unraveling deeper notions of the characters in my own life. All the while it was extremely theatrical with an ambitious group of spot on cues. I would recommend this play to all. ... full review

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