Beowulf

Solo Show · john heimbuch · Ages 10+ · United States of America

one person show
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DAVID LUCARELLI certified reviewer June 15, 2022
tagged as: captivating
This is not the dull translation you were forced to read in high school. This is you, young warrior, sitting at the king's hearth, tipsy with mead in the great hall as you sit enraptured by one of the magical bards as he calls to life a tale of one of the great heroes of yore, and outside the night closes in, and the monster approaches!... full review
WILLIAM STITELER certified reviewer June 05, 2022
The amazingly simple art of spinning a tale.... full review
ERIN DAVISON certified reviewer June 06, 2022
I loved this show. It made the story accessible and engaging. John was riveting and held my attention. When the hour finished I immediately wanted to see it again! ... full review
ERNEST KEARNEY the tvolution.com certified reviewer June 06, 2022
tagged as: A GOLD MEDAL
Just one man, no set, no costume but a hell of a wonderful performance - A GOLD MEDAL! Full review to follow at "theTVolution.com"... full review
HEIDI BERG certified reviewer June 06, 2022
Excellent adaptation of an epic, charmingly performed in an intimate setting. This version of Beowulf enchants while keeping the pace quick and the story clear. More than can be said for the original. ... full review
IAN MCDONALD certified reviewer June 07, 2022
tagged as: minimalist · exciting · funny
A stunning, minimalist adaptation of Beowulf. Thrilling and poetic and laugh-out-loud funny. Brilliantly performed. Couldn’t have asked for more.... full review
SHAWN ASHLEY certified reviewer June 08, 2022
What a beautiful and special show, as performed by John Heimbuch. I think everyone should go see this show to remind us what good storytelling really is. Brilliant acting makes us think it's so easy, when in reality, John left every particle of himself for us on that blank stage- a stage that he made look full of warriors, dragons and kings for a solid hour.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 08, 2022
I thought John gave a masterful performance. His mastery of the language, physicality, space and story was unprecedented. He truly creates the world for the audience!... full review
WILLARD MANUS total theater certified reviewer June 09, 2022
tagged as: See my review
Here is the link to my review in Lively-Arts https://www.totaltheater.com/?q=node/8889... full review
ELLIOT WHITE certified reviewer June 15, 2022
tagged as: grand · funny · classic · Great Acting · Engaging
With a masterful handle on the language, John Heimbuch delivers an incredibly entertaining piece of theatre. Best of all, he includes the audience every step of the way. It felt like he was making the story with us, just for us, as if we are all around the campfire and he, in an act as brave as Beowulf himself, reinacts the entire story!... full review