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comedy · life on its side studios · Ages 18+ · United States of America

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Review by JIM HANNA

June 13, 2019 certified reviewer

What I liked

The actors were good, with Daryl Leonardo being a standout with his hilarious, energetic performance.

What I didn't like

Had trouble hearing the actors sometimes.

My overall impression

A clever, high concept hook sets this script apart from the jump. You essentially see the same play twice, once from inside the all night diner where these characters loiter and, following an actual flip of the set half way through, watch the same time frame played from outside the diner as the characters wander out for smoke breaks, etc. Genuinely clever, genuinely entertaining. The cast is solid with a standout or two and Susan Lee’s thoughtful direction makes for some funny, touching, uncomfortable moments.

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