Death and Coffee

immersive theatre · annie lesser · Ages 7+ · world premiere · United States of America

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MICHAEL FONTAINE certified reviewer June 09, 2018
Sometimes the shows that seem the simplest are the most complex. A cup of coffee (or tea or vegan hot cocoa) and a conversation. On the surface, that seems pretty simplistic, but what follows are emotional ups and downs. This isn’t a Fringe show, this is a conversation you’re having with a friend. This is your friend wanting to open up and let out things that are on her mind. This is the type of thing we all need to do, but rarely get to.... full review
RUSSELL EATON certified reviewer June 15, 2018
tagged as: intimate · immersive · heartfelt · solo show
This brief show feels completely authentic and manages the pitch-perfect tone of a friendly (but very serious) chat. Not truly a play, not truly a monologue… what is Death and Coffee? A confessional, perhaps? With a brief running time, it feels like a quick, grabbed conversation with someone you know on your way to something else. Relaxed and rushed at the same time, somehow. ... full review
MADELINE ROSENSTEIN certified reviewer June 19, 2018
See It LA ...This piece is beautifully cathartic without causing the audience to feel like a therapist. Lesser didn’t force any emotion nor added any dramatics to merely evoke emotion from the audience - it was simply a conversation that is guided by Lesser’s story. Lesser’s exploration of loss and memories leaves the audience to ponder their own life, but more importantly the lives of those around them... For the full review visit SeeItorSkipItLA.com or click on the “original article” link. ... full review