Review by RANDELL WAKEFIELDAugust 16, 2021 certified reviewer
What I liked
The flow and pacing were great.
Even though I was momentarily
Confused by a newly introduced character or accent here and there, Azo riddles her accounts with so many memorable details that I came away feeling like I met some of them.
What I didn't like
I felt like everything worked for this format. Perhaps the ending was a tad abrupt in comparison to the introductions but it’s minor.
My overall impression
-lots of faces
Juilliard checklist is cute
- groped, robbed… darkly funny in a sad way.
A beguiling storytelling presence with and one woman marvel both as a beguiling storyteller and as a human being overall
A one woman marvel of a human being and artist; a sharp emphatic storyteller who effectively highlights the humor, heart & humanity, fears and triumphs
both small and grand in building a life for oneself off the expected path. With a penchant for brutal honesty and an arsenal of techniques- masterful accents, effortless ability to manipulate her physicality, Azo gamely breathes life into her accounts of her time abroad in Morocco finding herself while teaching and reaching others. She avoids pat resolutions but instead highlights the many relatable peaks and valleys while beguiling .