Opheliamachine: Modern-Day Look at Classic Heroine
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The last date listed for Opheliamachine was Sunday July 28, 2013 / 4:00pm.
Currently at City Garage at Bergamot Station Arts Center
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Winner of the 2013 Obie Award for Best New American Play, Julia Jarcho's Grimly Handsome plays out… More
Reviews & Ratings
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Interesting mix of concepts. Connection to Ophelia/Hamlet not really apparent. Very short, less than an hour.
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Has feel of a student production---not a single actor comes close to convincing you that they are the character they are playing and several have to learn to have much better diction; one of these non main stream productions that convinces itself...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“This is theater that’s not easily accessible and is devilishly bleak at times, but it’s not without shards of humor, and is relentlessly provocative and challenging under imaginative direction by Frédérique Michel.” — Lovel Estell III, LA Weekly
“With few traditional theater points of reference to navigate by, her uncompromising journey is not for the intellectually incurious.” — Philip Brandes, Los Angeles Times
“This funny yet brutal play needs the inventive mise-en-scene to support its fecundity of ideas amidst the tumult of its conflicting impulses. And don’t be afraid: It is OK, even purgative, to laugh.” — Myron Meisel, The Hollywood Reporter