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Artichoke Hearts

solo performance · sarah mitchell · Ages 16+ · one person show · United States of America

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SPENCER FRANKEBERGER uncertified reviewer June 06, 2016
Thought-provoking, poignant, and definitely interesting.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 06, 2016
Impressed! ... full review
LISA CORDILEONE certified reviewer June 06, 2016
Engaging performance told with heart! ... full review
TINKS LOVELACE certified reviewer June 07, 2016
Sarah wrote a beautiful piece put together from real-life interviews with over 60 people. Its touching, hilarious and even a little tearful at times. She is a brave solo performer with loads of talent. Well done! Left the show thinking and questioning myself! ... full review
KATE BOWMAN uncertified reviewer June 07, 2016
tagged as: smart · moving · unique
I love the entire concept for this. I love that she spent years researching something that is so abstract, and got real evidence for how unique each person's experience is with it. And the characters she played, who were real people, were very specific, and you could see each of them come to life beautifully. Go see this unique and moving piece!... full review
KRISTEN BOULÉ uncertified reviewer June 07, 2016
We randomly stumbled into the pwyc preview for Artichoke Hearts, and we sure are glad we did! A wonderfully written and performed unique look at a potentially ordinary topic, the actress does a beautiful job of taking the audience on a thoroughly engaging journey through the many different faces of love. Moving and throughly provoking, you'll laugh and cry, I'd say put this one on your viewing schedules for sure! ... full review
BEN SILVA certified reviewer June 07, 2016
I'm a longtime friend of Sarah's, and there is perhaps no greater nightmare than a good friend asking you to see her one-woman show. Maybe that's why, for me more than anyone, this show was a beautiful, generous surprise. You laugh before you know you're laughing and you cry before you know you're crying. It is a tremendous exercise in empathy and collective ego, a gentle exploration of the ways in which we relate to each other and ourselves. You expect to hear people talk about love during their interviews, but the subtle magic of this show comes from seeing them love, actively, even as virtual strangers, through the simple act of participating in an honest conversation with another human being. I came out of this show reminded of how lucky... full review
BETSY RACKOVER certified reviewer June 07, 2016
I'd like to see a lot more Sarah Mitchell as a writer and performer.... full review
PENNY STARR, JR certified reviewer June 11, 2016
tagged as: personal journey · Love · characters
The author/actress truly has a nice hand on portraying different characters of different ages/genders without resorting to caricature. ... full review
TERRI ANDERSON certified reviewer June 11, 2016
Love the idea of fringe fest and the chance to see new talent!... full review