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I WANNA BE ROBERT DE NIRO

solo performance · zoom & emar productions · Ages 15+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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JADE BEAUVOIR uncertified reviewer June 04, 2017
Really enjoyed the imaginative originality of this show, and the performer was very connected to the role. She executed fantastic command of her physical body as her character transformed, trancelike, into dueling realities. The plot line kept me connected to her struggle as it unfolded.... full review
SUSANNAH RODRIGUEZ DRISSI uncertified reviewer September 13, 2017
With extraordinary emotional and physical elegance, I WANNA BE ROBERT DE NIRO welcomes the layers of obsession, possession, joy, and loss that are both embodied and unmasked during the act of translation. What emerges is the central paradox that every translator--every good translator--must face: how not to steal what must--if you're to be successful--ultimately belong to you. It is obvious to me that Magdalena Emar knows that the translator's enormous capacity to love the work at hand is both her dagger and her kiss. Magdalena, Clarice would be proud! ... full review
ANONYMOUS uncertified reviewer October 06, 2017
Dynamic. Creative. Passionate. The creator/performer made me wonder, made me feel, and inspired me to dare - to dare to wonder and create - to be me. ... full review
TALAR CHAHINIAN uncertified reviewer September 01, 2017
This play was a beautiful exploration into the mind of a translator traveling across space and time, across memory and language.... full review
ADRIAN CA certified reviewer September 04, 2017
A delightful avant-garde play, a union of seemingly disparate elements rejoined to completion on the spiritual highway of emotional and interpretative symbolism. Clarice, Virginia, Magdalena - 3 women - the Writer, the Lover, the Translator - like tarot cards presented and “read” within the theatrical setting of an intimate stage. A must see! ... full review