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ensemble theatre · aquariustown · Ages 13+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

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Review by VICTOR SOTOMAYOR

July 12, 2019 certified reviewer
tagged as: violence · guns · frightening · tense

What I liked

Within the first couple minutes after the lights come on and the teacher (played by playwright Pierce Manor) walks in the room, the action begins and never lets down. I like the alternate endings to show how a tragedy can be solved with compassion and lending an ear to a troubled teenager who takes things too far.

What I didn't like

That damned gun!!! It’s frightening to know that this scene unfolds in our schools way too often.

My overall impression

The whole cast did a great job, particularly Luis García whose intensity and rage keeps everybody in the audience at the edge of our seats. Really intense and real. I need to recoup and remind myself that this was just a play

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