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The Terrible Legend of Victoria Woodhull

solo performance · the owl and the pussycat theatre co. · Ages 14+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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ANDREA BENNETT certified reviewer July 14, 2018
The Terrible Legend of Victoria Woodhull is a captivating one woman show that was excellently written and directed. It was an inspiring piece of theater that reminds women of how far we have come in our struggle for women's rights and how far we still have to go. It was amazing how there were still so many parallels in the 1800's to today's political climate. Ashley moved effortlessly from character to character as she carried us on a journey of a woman who was rather unknown. Ashley's outstanding abilities as an actress combined with Theo's magnificent ability to craft stories in this manner is duo that I want to see again and again!!!... full review
MARILYN CORUM certified reviewer June 22, 2018
tagged as: intriguing · has potential.
This play has potential, but it needs work, particularly of the structure. I was drawn to the play because I wanted to learn more about Victoria Woodhull, but I learned very little.... full review
ANTONETTE HUDAK June 21, 2018
The story of Victoria Woodhull is a great historian piece. The solo show definitely connected present day issues to the past of 1872. Us as an audience were able to learn a lot and experience going back through time through this young lady's eyes. ... full review
NORI ORTIZ certified reviewer June 21, 2018
Deeply affecting historical show so relevant for today’s women reality with an eloquent script by Theo and captivating performance by Ashley.... full review
KATHERINE KING certified reviewer June 21, 2018
A beautiful choice in the wake of all the positive #CHANGES in storytelling in our artistic and public forums. Women are doing amazing things in the world, and always have been! Victoria Woodhull is a spectacular example of this, and her story deserves to be told, and audiences were treated to a personalized journey set within a context of one of Victoria's many skills! (Don't want to give a spoiler!) Kudos to the playwright for such a magnificent choice, and Ashley..well she looked just like the real picture! I was totally drawn in.... full review
MARNIE OLSON certified reviewer June 20, 2018
Engaging performance and fascinating history lesson.... full review
ALBERT & SHERYL DEMERS certified reviewer June 18, 2018
Ashley Ford’s ability to draw you into the character of Victoria Woodhall and the events that shaped Victoria’s life displayed her incredible ability as an actress and then to continue with the other characters each in their own right an important part of the history lesson. An excellent performance. Well worth seeing ... full review
MICHAEL SCHOENFELD certified reviewer June 16, 2018
Really incredible play, with an amazing performance by Ashley Ford as Victoria Woodhull! Theo Salter's writing is just perfect and he is someone to watch out for in this town. I haven't been to a one woman should in awhile, and this play got me right back into them!... full review
JOE WILLAND certified reviewer June 14, 2018
Marvelously done in many ways... full review
ADAM BROOK certified reviewer June 13, 2018
Ford’s magnetic energy and divine delivery brought this already-strong story to incredible heights. The play was fascinating to watch from beginning to end and gave the audience a history lesson all at the same time!... full review

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