The Divine Madness of Isabella

theatre unleashed & mad magpie · Ages 13+ · United States of America

one person show world premiere
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TRACEY COLLINS uncertified reviewer June 21, 2012
This show is just plain awesome. Smart, funny, creative and artistic. If you like Theatre, then this is the show to see.... full review
MICAH COVER uncertified reviewer June 09, 2012
The Divine Madness of Isabella is one of the most unique theatrical experiences in the Hollywood area - or any other, for that matter. Using first person narrative, masks, costumes, a number of backstage coconspirators, a sometimes shattered fourth wall and a small army of puppets, writer and actress Wendy Gough brings to life a little-known era in theatrical history through a little-known luminary from that world. As Shakespeare's brilliance has dimmed to the eyes of history all other celebrities from that time, I'm grateful Miss Gough has brought to light to a modern audience the story of what may be one of the first true female superstars in European Renaissance theater. With a flawless performance blending talent, masks (which she... full review
DARCI DIXON uncertified reviewer June 14, 2012
This one woman show is amazing! Not a second did my attention leave Wendy (Isabella) as she was captivating and so dynamic. All of her characters were so unique and very distinguishable and I loved the story she told. What a bold move for an actor to make. Just you....up there telling a story. I was highly impressed and I very much recommend seeing this piece!... full review
ANONYMOUS uncertified reviewer June 19, 2012
A rare find - artful and entertaining. This is the kind of show you could see over and over, discovering something new each time. Loved it!!... full review