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Suicide Live

comedy · rick and pat creese · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

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JEFFREY WIENCKOWSKI certified reviewer June 06, 2016
From the hysterical opening scene involving a shotgun and a selfie-stick "Suicide Live" grabs you by the jugular and doesn't let go. This play is very dark, very funny and (surprisingly) genuinely moving. It's a perfect Fringe show, but not for the feint of heart!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 14, 2016
A fascinating piece that deserves a longer run under more confident direction.... full review
DAX SCHAFFER certified reviewer June 24, 2016
tagged as: suicide · live · dark humor · theater · play · Moral Destitution
Suicide Live is a great concept, with fun performances and a lot of energy from everyone involved. It has some very fun moments, my favorites being the failed attempts at self-annihilation by the son. His fumbled efforts constantly escalate into a mundane frustration at not being able to even get his own death right (which gives him more cause to want to kill himself). This play is about failure...it's about people who've failed at their own lives (and failed at other people's lives) trying to take the easy way out. But...it's also about trying to find at least some sort of meaning and purpose out of failure... if even only just a little.... full review
LAUREN SHEIN certified reviewer June 12, 2016
Entertaining, touching and bizarre. Definitely worth watching.... full review
NANCY MURPHY certified reviewer June 23, 2016
Original roller coaster of a ride with some great performances!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 26, 2016
This play seemed like it belongs in the 70's. I could see that it was maybe trying to satirize certain aspects of reality TV and Hollywood but not in any fresh or new way. The underdeveloped, objectified and poorly acted female characters really made the play seem misogynistic and though it was trying to comment, it seemed more exploitive. It's the 21st century people, time for plays to move forward and attack these issues in new ways, like maybe with a strong female character..or two.. or three...... full review
DEANA BARONE certified reviewer June 26, 2016
A play exploring concepts regarding the nature of filial love, reality TV, and male identity.... full review
MARILYN CORUM certified reviewer June 27, 2016
The play as a whole was very enjoyable and funny, even though suicide is not normally thought of as funny. ... full review
SUSAN SCHEDING certified reviewer June 14, 2016
deft, clever, blunt...... full review

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