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OUT OF THE BLUE

peter massey · Ages 17+ · world premiere · one person show · 70 mins · United States of America

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KELVIN BLUNT certified reviewer June 28, 2019
A stellar production from start to finish. A thoughtful, witty, touching and enjoyable evening of theater. ... full review
SUSAN KASENOW certified reviewer June 25, 2019
Energetic storytelling!... full review
BOB LEGGETT indie voice blog certified reviewer June 17, 2019
While I’m not a huge believer in astrology, there was no doubt of its importance to Massey, as evidenced by the passion of his performance. His storytelling was spot-on and he kept the audience entranced and engaged throughout. ... full review
BENJI FERGUSON certified reviewer June 17, 2019
tagged as: the R-word · life transitions · aging
A show excellently done. The acting chops of Peter Massey were on full display. The simple staging contrasted with the complex theme of aging. ... full review
CARYN BOSSON certified reviewer June 17, 2019
tagged as: honest · Raw · humorous · wry · moving
LOVED it!!!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 13, 2019
tagged as: # · #astrology · #fun · #Saturn · #universal · #passage
Great, fun time seeing someone else going through what I'm going through.... full review
DAVID MACDOWELL BLUE night tinted glasses certified reviewer June 13, 2019
Aging seems mundane as dramas go, especially among those who lead otherwise good lives. Making such entertaining and genuinely moving presents something of a challenge, one met by Peter Massey in Out of the Blue with a deceptively easy skill. Part of the charm of this show is the performer, who combines several qualities that watching and listening to him pleasurable. Massey has an expressive voice, a limber and expressive form, and clearly understands precisely what he's saying (this is a startlingly major problem with most uneven performances). The slideshows projected onto the wall behind him punctuate events and ponderings, and the scattering of basic furniture (painted with a lovely--and appropriate--night sky pattern) all add up ... full review
DOROTHY SEGAR certified reviewer June 12, 2019
tagged as: retirement · aging · astrology · delightful · tight · fun
A masterful story of aging, the stresses of the workplace, worries about the R word (retirement) with well-crafted and acted characters, visuals and stage blocking. ... full review
BENJAMIN NICHOLSON certified reviewer June 12, 2019
tagged as: Saturn · therapy · retirement · astrology · aging
A fully-realized, deeply-felt, passionately-conveyed rumination on working, aging, death, and the anxieties of choice, Peter Massey's autobiographical account of his relationship with his astrological therapist has a timeless quality that deserves to be enjoyed by everyone.... full review