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Ed Goodman's Ol' Timey Brainwash

the eds goodman · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America

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MICHAEL SHAW FISHER certified reviewer June 09, 2019
Go see it. And here’s why: Ed Goodman has created the single LEAST pretentious one person show I have ever seen. His number one priority is to make sure his show is funny (also insightful, clever and fearless of course but none of that matters to Ed if it doesn’t end in laughter.) “Brainwashing” is also part of Ed’s personal campaign to raise his audiences awareness about the absurdity of the social/political world which they are entrenched – the man, like Mark Twain, he holds no punches and just wants HONESTY. “Brainwashing” also lands because the ever-unprepared Ed embraces the chaos of his own mind and shows us what a wonderfully zany place it is. When you think about it, it’s more like Jazz Comedy, with one tangent launching inexplicabl... full review
DANIELLE OZYMANDIAS certified reviewer June 08, 2019
At one point Ed says “What have I done and why did I do it?” I would add “What did I see and why did I enjoy it?” I can’t describe this show. However, I laughed my butt off, I thoroughly enjoyed myself, it gave me a touch of nostalgia for his previous show “Toddler Bangs America”, and it’s the Fringey-est of Fringe show. It was a pleasure to wash my brain inside Ed’s brain. ... full review
BENJAMIN NICHOLSON certified reviewer June 16, 2019
tagged as: man · Good · Ed
After a thorough washing of my brain, I now have the psychological clarity to confirm: Ed Goodman is not only ol' timey, but good timey; Ed Goodman is, in fact, a good man. Also, this is the best solo play ever written because it allowed me to hold a fake gun to Ed's head for 5 minutes, after which the audience demanded I pull the trigger.... full review
AARON MENDELSON certified reviewer June 30, 2019
Comedic Anarchy... full review
BOB LEGGETT indie voice blog certified reviewer June 28, 2019
tagged as: Dry humor · comedy · improv
Every once in a while you get lucky enough to see a master of improv at the top of his form. Unfortunately, that was not this show. The humor is dry, the timing was off, but it was still an interesting show, primarily for the M&Ms being passed around. ... full review
GILLIAN BELLINGER certified reviewer June 23, 2019
Zany, fun, interactive one person show that is a wild ride.... full review
NIKKI MULLER fringe review certified reviewer June 17, 2019
tagged as: fun · Chaos · hilarity · undirectable
A peek into the jumbled hilarious chaos that is Ed Goodman's mind. Will it be organized or polished? Nope. Will it be a total delight? Absolutely. Come enjoy the embodiment of joy that is Ed.... full review
AARON FRANCIS certified reviewer June 17, 2019
There is a lot of gold to mine from this show. Sometimes the show gets in the way of the excavation efforts. But this show has so many good anecdotes and clever bits and a truly brilliant and surprising ending that I found it well worth my while. ... full review
GORDON WIMPRESS certified reviewer June 14, 2019
My brain is now thoroughly washed.... full review