A Year in Dragonfly

solo performance · austin musick · Ages 16+ · United States of America

one person show world premiere
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MITCHELL BLOCK certified reviewer June 09, 2019
"A Year in Dragonfly" is a work in process, deeply personal, powerful, moving and insightful one woman-one act play that explores the transformation of its author and star, who has been betrayed by her parents, family and all of the men in her life, to a more mentally healthful place. In this work-in-process, we learn how the playwright repeatedly made all the wrong choices in her life seeking the love that her abusive parents and childhood family could not give her. Her search for intimacy and love is painful to watch because repeatedly we see her relationships crash and burn. We appreciate the brutal honesty of her lyrics and power of her songs. We can only love the performer and share her pain and her anxieties on her quest for true lov... full review
VON HOFFMAN certified reviewer June 21, 2019
When you are asked by a friend to see a one person show - you do everything you can to see it - that person has condensed their life for you and its a time to have a pure - bare bones experience with them in a structured level thats entirely on their own terms. A Year In Dragonfly is an elevated experience that descends from a staircase with a bang and rises to heal with hope and with bold clarity. It is rough only when it needs to be and thus stronger this way in its impact. I appreciate the hands on speed of its pace and flow with the time allowance. Austin Musick truly manages something special here and its lives perfectly in the space.... full review
GUY PICOT certified reviewer June 30, 2019
Liked it, and her, a lot.... full review
WILL WRIGHT certified reviewer July 01, 2019
tagged as: powerful · poignant · emotional
Powerful and poignant! Austin's performance was deeply moving.... full review
JOHN WELLS certified reviewer June 10, 2019
tagged as: emotionally raw
Very strong enjoyable piece. Well thought out and arranged. Showed a wide range of the performer's talents. I'd recommend seeing it. ... full review