The Book That Won't Close- Confessions of A Love Addict

Solo Show · tl forsberg · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America

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LARRY DAVIDSON certified reviewer September 07, 2021
I saw this show a number of times and it gets better each time. There is so much going on and on first viewing the impact was visceral and powerful. On subsequent viewings I was really able to digest all of the nuances. The story covers so much territory and TL is a powerful performer. This is a show not to be missed.... full review
BETHANY VEE certified reviewer August 10, 2021
tagged as: Love · humorous · deaf · addiction · poignant · vulnerable
This show rocked my world. I learned SO much and was moved to tears while also laughing my ass off. This was incredibly inspiring.... full review
TRINA SNOW certified reviewer August 08, 2021
This show was so enlightening. TL was so expressive and her character shared a world that dealt with such vulnerability and strength. TL's movements and signing and not signing really invited me into this world and it taught me so much. Beautiful physicality throughout!... full review
JO DELLAPINA certified reviewer September 07, 2021
tagged as: artistic · Brave
This was art. Very unique, very important.... full review
ETHAN FEERST certified reviewer September 05, 2021
“In league with the best of one person show auteurs of the past 40 years including Anna Deveare Smith, Karen Finley, and Spalding Gray — crackling with relevance, biting in its hilarious truths, raw, personal, exposed, life affirming, beyond the moment and timeless. Run… don’t walk don’t wait.” — Ethan Feerst, Hollywood ... full review
DIANA ELIZABETH JORDAN certified reviewer August 31, 2021
Wow Wow, this show is so powerful and T.L. is a gifted performer & writer. Her emotional life turns on a dime. She is honest and raw one minute and sends you into fits of laughter the next. Her journey celebrates the diverse intersectionality of deafness & disability and the pains of feeling marginalized. It is T.L's personal journey yet there are universal threads that connect us all, ... full review
JAIR BULA certified reviewer August 30, 2021
TL Forsberg is a force of nature. It is a good mix of comedy and drama. I saw myself reflected in this story, which tells me that the show's message is universal. TL's vulnerability and strength is admirable. ... full review
LESLIE THINNES certified reviewer August 29, 2021
The emotional honesty of "Book" and the range of expression TL shares so generously is simply transformational. She weaves the poetry of her deepest wound and her healing into a great piece of art. ... full review
MITCHELL FEINSTEIN certified reviewer August 29, 2021
Wow, blown away by the story, the writing, the characters, and all of it. T.L. is a singing, dancing acting genius and she brings her truth and bares her soul. So glad I got to see it.... full review
LISA PEZIK certified reviewer August 29, 2021
tagged as: real · Raw · emotional · powerful
I loved this show! TL is incredibly talented and I learned so much about the deaf community, her struggles, and vulnerabilities. Her raw emotion was so moving. I laughed, cried, and enjoyed every scene. ... full review