"Life in the Middle Ages"

comedy · hero entertainment inc. · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States

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ESTHER CAMERON certified reviewer June 10, 2011
Saw a wonderful performance yesterday (June 9)...hilarious, touching, thoughtful, clever. A very original theme...something to think about and laugh about for days. Well done!... full review
JOANN LASSUS certified reviewer June 11, 2011
I laughed, I cried, I laughed again. This is by far the best one man show I've seen in a very long time. Steve is funny, eloquent, and very relateable. He's not afraid to be sad, he's not afraid to be serious. He's fearless. But mostly, he's freakin' funny. I want to see it again. Terrific show! ... full review
KAREN COPELAND certified reviewer June 12, 2011
Bravo! Hilariously funny and hit so many 'cultural truths' adding to the brilliance of the performance. Well done Steve Ochs.. can't wait t see it again!... full review
LORI WEINHOUSE certified reviewer June 12, 2011
It's clear that Steve takes the subject of aging very seriously, and yet he manages to make it intensely funny. I can't count how many times I laughed out loud. I also enjoyed the multimedia. It was so much fun I already have a ticket to see it again.... full review
TONY FRANKEL stage and cinema/bitter lemons certified reviewer June 14, 2011
Tony Frankel, theatre critic from Stage and Cinema here. I couldn't think of a better way to pop my Festival cherry than with Steve Ochs and his solo outing, Life in the Middle Ages. Although the veneer of the show is a stand-up act about the stages of mid-life and aging (denial, acceptance, etc), Ochs manages to deliver his very funny insights with sincerity and humility - this allows him to occasionally go off-book or riff with an audience member. The show is packed with three-syllable words...and you gotta love a handsome man with a stellar vocabulary. Two things sealed the deal for my affinity for Ochs show, though - one: in-between segments, a delightfully well-written Medieval Fairy Tale is told by a sexy female voice-over artist, a... full review