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Featured review from Kenyon Brown
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Uneven acting and writing, but the good stuff is really good. Unfortunately, the lead actress was one of the weakest links. Both she and her dialogue seemed very stiff and forced. The two opposing attorneys were quite strong actors (especially the very handsome defense attorney!) - and their parts well-written. More work needs to be done on nearly all of the non-legal parts of the script. The premise was very compelling and the production delivered on that end. I hope they can polish it before it goes further.
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Very high-quality production with a storyline that held my interest and raised interesting ethical questions to ponder. The actors for the most part were very believable, especially the two lawyers and the defendant. The jury involvement, while a...continued
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Our party found it delightful. An interesting scientific problem presented in a criminal trial. Story and theories emerged as the witnesses each gave their own ideas. Managed to have action and movement, even though limited by court format. Great...continued
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“The compelling thing about this thoughtfully written script is that it explores in detail some topical scientific, ethical and legal subjects that are easily grasped. Cast performances … are quite good.” —LA Weekly
“[The] roles are effectively covered by an excellent ensemble cast … The writing by Robert Begam (a nationally recognized attorney) and the prolific Art Shulman, is hard hitting and accurate. —”Reviewplays.com":http://reviewplays.com/7-13-rax-rebgmbl.htm
“Combining excellent acting and thoughtful writing, Rebecca’s Gamble presents arguments for and against cryonics through extremely realistic courtroom action. Director Rick Walters gets high energy, fine timing and intensity from his cast.” —Tolucan Times
“Excellent performances … Rick Walters’ dramatic direction gives theatrical life to the courtroom atmosphere.” —Not Born Yesterday