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12 Star Starred
Aurora Theatre -- Main Stage
128 Pike Street Lawrenceville, GA 30046
678-226-6222
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attended Jan 18 2013

Some funny spots but mainly stupid jokes. Attempts to make some type of uplifting statement about the human spirit but falls way short. The cast is really pretty good but they can't save this poorly written farce. If you like things like Ted this...continued

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attended Jan 19 2013

It was an ok show, the acting was fine, that wasn't an issue at all, but I just felt like it was longer than needed to tell the story and wasn't quite as funny as I'd hoped.

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attended Feb 10 2013

Interesting concept in playwriting, an " off the wall" kind of story with moral impact. Small but talented cast with amazing abilty to transform from one character to another flawlessly. Stage and prop changes unique but distracting. Play was...continued

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Website

http://www.auroratheatre.com/on-stage/2012-main-stage-series/bob/

Quotes & Highlights

“The play’s shockingly optimistic tone is downright subversive when you consider its subject: what it means to be a success in America. How are the new legends made? Slightly unsound of mind and decidedly stout of heart.” —_Louisville Courier-Journal _
“There’s exuberance and bounce in Nachtrieb’s voice, and Bob evinces a loving, Ira Glass-y eye for off-kilter Americana.” —Rob Kendt, _American Theatre Magazine _

Description

Directed by Sean Daniels

It is said that Bob was born on Valentine’s Day in the bathroom of a White Castle Restaurant in Kentucky. It is said that Bob’s birth mother Helen had a particular loneliness on this holiday that only a certain greasy cuisine could soothe. Armed with nothing but unfailing optimism, Bob is the epic, fast-paced comedy of one man’s dream to be great. The greatness of Bob.

This show contains adult content.

About the Ticket Supplier: Aurora Theatre

Aurora Theatre is committed to producing quality, professional theatre for the Southeast, North Georgia, and their most ardent supporters, the residents of Gwinnett County by offering entertainment that nurtures a love of theatre and develops a new generation of theatergoers.