Unbelievably Cool

Solo Show · clyde’s house · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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SPENCER FRANKEBERGER encore judge certified reviewer June 19, 2022
A short and simple staging of what is ultimately a complex idea, Unbelievably Cool is a relevant, timely, and semi-modern take on the ideals of our current state of affairs -- and is often filled with poignancy that lingers.... full review
CHRISTOPHER BAILEY HUNTER certified reviewer June 10, 2022
tagged as: intense · guns · one-man show · timely · heavy
Unbelievably Cool (A Shocking Trash) is a piece that I'm sure will, unfortunately, always be timely. It examines thoughts that Joaquin, the playwright, shares with many other people who have been abused in any way, which is, "What if I could hurt them back? What if I could MAKE them say they're sorry?" It's a scary thought to have, which the play recognizes, but it's even more scary that multiple people have followed through with these same thoughts. Unbelievably Cool recognizes a problem and presents no solutions all while screaming, "People shouldn't be able to do this shit! But we, as a country, keep fucking letting it." Joaquin is incredibly brave to put out this story that may leave people thinking, "Fuck this guy!" but in the back of... full review