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PATRIOT ACT

solo performance · n/a · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America

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SARA FENTON certified reviewer June 15, 2016
I really enjoyed Mike Schlitt’s Jesus Ride at Hollywood Fringe 2013. He returns to the stage this Fringe with Patriot Act in what can be described as a participatory seminar/lecture/Ted Talk-style/theatre experiment aimed at [re]igniting discussions around patriotism, civic duty and how to address what we perceive to be what ails America. FULL REVIEW at http://seeitorskipitla.tumblr.com/post/145977299452/hff16-review-patriot-act... full review
CHARLES ZIARKO certified reviewer June 19, 2016
Mr Schlitt's advertising expertise served him well in prepping his Fringe advertising---it enticed me! The reality, though, was that his audience was primarily a few personal friends---and me---and after a timed monologue of 47-minutes he didn't DELIVER a solution, but SOLICITED one! His History lesson taught me a few things I didn't know, but did NOT include the word or the concept "Republic"! He's intermittently entertaining, but FAR from an objective observer, and seems to define 200 years of American history entirely in terms of Slavery! ... full review
ERNEST KEARNEY the tvolution certified reviewer June 20, 2016
PATRIOT ACT Less play than town hall meeting, writer and performer Mike Schlitt voices his concerns for the country and shares some of his appreciable knowledge of the nation’s history before bringing the audience on stage to discuss methods of preserving the republic. Granted, not theatre, but definitely theatrical and very definitely needed in this time of ours. For that: HONORARY MENTION-SILVER FOR MORE FRINGE REVIEWS CHECK OUT THE TVOLUTION.COM ... full review
BILL RATNER certified reviewer June 26, 2016
Think Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, with a smidgen of Michael Moore and Viola Spolin thrown in.... full review