It's In Our Bones

sad man paradise productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · 55 mins · United States of America

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AUSTIN VALDEZ certified reviewer June 13, 2022
Written and Directed by Nicholas Buda, It’s In Our Bones is an intimate experience, full of raw emotion, passion and nicely accented with unexpected comedy beats. The cast is small but mighty, delivering close to an hour of juicy human drama while teasing some of the story’s more supernatural elements. Gabriella Gonzalez Biziou gripped me from the start. Her eyes in particular told a whole story onto themselves. She’s soon joined on stage by Verity Van Dams, who’s turn in a silent scene where her character makes certain discoveries proves how compelling of a performer they truly are. Both actors have wonderful physicality that draws you in, further enhancing the scenes of dialogue they share with one another. Rounding out the cast is ... full review
GORDON STEPHEN MATHESON JR certified reviewer June 11, 2022
When I first walked into the Theater I was impressed with the Set Design. Impossible to ignore. A great use of a space and they certainly knew it. The hour went by quickly. The writing and actors kept me engaged and wanting to know what was next. I saw a lot of tears and red eyes from the very outset . Very believable. Its was an extremely dramatic drama.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 05, 2022
Excellent actors. Subject matter emotional. Felt like Act 1. Wanted more.... full review
VICTORIA VALDEZ certified reviewer June 06, 2022
For only being 45 minutes, the raw emotions and dis function was immediately evident. As the characters continued to reveal themselves and their experiences the anger and rage was clear, but you could still see the deep underlying love these sisters had for one another. They wanted to be understood by each other and maybe even receive acknowledgment which would give them validation. The story left me wanting to know more (..in a good way). I felt left to interpret what actually happened to their brother and Duke’s involvement. Was a genuinely carrying out his friends wish or did he too believe the folklore. ... full review
DAVID LUCARELLI certified reviewer June 05, 2022
tagged as: dramatic · internee · dark
A dark and intense examination of the love hate relationship between two estranged sisters, one who is mentally unstable, and the other who is desperately lonely and are suddenly thrust together in isolation and forced to find what bonds them together.... full review
ADITYA PUTCHA certified reviewer July 08, 2022
I love horror and I love chamber plays so I was a fan of this!... full review
TERUKO NAKAJIMA certified reviewer June 26, 2022
Dynamic, Mysterious and Brokenhearted. Such a beautiful show!... full review
DAVID MACDOWELL BLUE certified reviewer June 20, 2022
One of my favorite shows in this year's Fringe, It's In Our Bones blends myth and family, heart-ache and mystery to final crescendo of strange but powerful truths.... full review
MORGYN UTZMAN certified reviewer June 16, 2022
A compelling and complicated portrayal of a fraught relationship between sisters. The intersection of the very grounded and material struggles between the sisters with the more folkloric magical realism was really special. ... full review
ASHLEY KARP certified reviewer June 11, 2022
tagged as: wolf · honesty · family · dark
It's In Our Bones is a wonderous display of the tale of two sisters and their dark past coming to light. Loved the writing. I truly enjoyed every aspect of this production: the staging, the direction, and the actors - WOW. One of my favorite productions I've seen to date! ... full review