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The Institute for the Opposite of Longing

ensemble theatre · lindsay beamish and vanessa peters · Ages 12+ · world premiere · 1hr · United States of America

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BERT ROTUNDO June 15, 2019
tagged as: witty · loss · vulnerable · riveting
THE INSTITUTE FOR THE OPPOSITE OF LONGING was a beautiful, witty and personal exploration of loss... the vulnerable performances given by both actors was riveting. Two Thumbs Up! ... full review
EMILY BOLCIK certified reviewer June 15, 2019
tagged as: dark humor · melancholy · surreal
This was a really cool show. It was visually interesting & beautifully acted. I loved the writing. You kind of just get sucked into this fascinating world they’ve created. Felt Charlie Kaufman-esque.... full review
LENORE KASDORF certified reviewer June 10, 2019
What an intriguing, intelligently written, produced and performed show! It was mesmerizing as it unfolded—sad, touching, with genuinely funny moments. ... full review
JUSTIN ROCHEROLLE certified reviewer June 10, 2019
Fantastic! This is a must see. The play is incredibly original, and performed brilliantly by Lindsay Beamish and Vanessa Peters. ... full review
SHEREEN KHAN June 10, 2019
tagged as: minimalist · stylish · dark humor · loss · motherhood · artful
An incredibly moving and stylish piece performed beautifully by the two players. The play writes honestly about loss as a distilled and concentrated thing, dosed with humor that acts as a buffering agent, until it can’t anymore. Lindsay Beamish and Vanessa Peters deftly convey some gut-wrenching stuff in a way that’s relatable and even funny in this slightly removed world. And that is why one goes to the theatre. ... full review
JEREMY SAPP certified reviewer June 15, 2019
I Long for more Longing!... full review
LIZA CARDINALE certified reviewer June 12, 2019
This show is mesmerizing. Full of mystery and pathos. Beautifully executed by two seasoned performers who hold your attention so well. There was laughter and tears, sweeping back and forth organically between the poles. A very enjoyable and artful night at the theatre!... full review
SHANA BONSTIN certified reviewer June 10, 2019
The show was tragic and hilarious and entertaining and full of touching insight. People should go see it; it’s a real find.... full review
RYAN ANDERSON certified reviewer June 10, 2019
tagged as: real · sad · funny
i loved it... full review

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