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Making Love Over There

theatre · lonesome no more! · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States

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ALEX SCOTT certified reviewer June 23, 2012
There's nothing not to love about Lonesome No More's highly innovative and skillful "Making Love Over There". Mad props to an extremely talented cast, a wonderful script, and a great production team that perfect a Brechtian style that is too often ignored in today's theatre community. In short, Making Love Over There is the icing on top of the must see fringe shows. ... full review
JOSHUA SILVERSTEIN certified reviewer June 23, 2012
A wonderful journey through the multifaceted experiences and perspectives of the human relation to love, passion and attraction. Both actors are delightful in their portrayal of the various characters they play as well as in the way they interact with each other. I highly recommend catching this production while it's still around. ... full review
ERIC CIRE certified reviewer June 21, 2012
A really terrific, and terrifically performed show, Making Love Over There is a great, frenetic, if sometimes mildly head-spinning piece of theater. Patrick Riley and Zoe Chao fall in and out of love at a faster pace than most of us can manage to strike up a conversation, and it's almost always spot-on. From the very start, with the two freezing cold, screaming strangers tearing off their clothes and, just as quickly, breaking apart, we get a sense of the mad rush that we're in for, and that love can, of course, provide. Most of the show continues on as such, particular highlights being the couple speaking a gibberish version of an Eastern European language as a couple meets at a train station, a gorgeous languid moment when Riley watches ... full review
BOB LEGGETT certified reviewer June 27, 2012
This was a very interesting piece of theater. I went into the performance not truly understanding what it would be about, and was still confused at the end. What I was not confused about was the quality of the acting. Both Patrick Riley and Zoe Chao turned in great performances in a myriad of roles with the central theme being the pursuit of love. It was funny, emotional, serious and breathtaking. I was most impressed by the opening scene, where they stood next to each other under multiple layers of clothing, trying to keep from freezing, resulting in the quick shedding of all their clothes to make out. Once undressed, Zoe quickly slipped away, leaving Patrick shivering in the cold. I also loved the scene performed to the music ... full review