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Jack the Rippers Mistress

ensemble theatre · cynthia asmar · world premiere · United States of America

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DAVID MACDOWELL BLUE June 03, 2017
tagged as: vampire · murder · romance · gothic · love story · dark
I loves me some vampire theatre, and this shows plenty of promise. Thrilled it takes the premise and idea seriously rather than as a gag. Fans of the genre should definitely check this out then keep their eye open for further iterations--I have a feeling they'll end up very happy they did.... full review
PILAR NOA certified reviewer June 03, 2017
I thoroughly enjoyed this play. The writing was witty, the concept was original, and the storyline was dynamic.... full review
MICHAEL FONTAINE my haunt life certified reviewer June 06, 2017
tagged as: Love
I loved this spin on the Jack the Ripper mythology. It’s told from his mistress’ point of view through the years. From the 1800’s through present day. She travels all over the world, meets some well-known people and ultimately, makes bad decision after bad decision. We see the heartbreaking journey of Victoria (played by Summer Stratton) meeting a man, tortured by him, falling for him, and in my opinion, being strung along throughout the centuries. Since she first met Jack (played by Zachary Guzman), he’s always just toyed with her. He kept her alive in his basement just wanting her to die. Then, when she overcame that, he would kill just so she would have to be alone and feel nothing except for him. Is it true love or delusion? When we see ... full review
RUSSELL EATON http://www.myhauntlife.com certified reviewer June 16, 2017
tagged as: Jack the Ripper · drama · History
I found this fascinating! Using the conceit that Jack the Ripper and his mistress are immortal, this story follows them through decades of cat and mouse shenanigans. Minor flaw with the piece is since it becomes a tale of obsession, it is difficult to sympathize with a woman who keeps making the same bad decision over and over again. I admire the fact that this is actually addressed inside the piece itself and discussed openly. I did thoroughly enjoy watching the journey and think this is an original, fascinating tale!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 18, 2017
tagged as: Eerily compelling
I thought it was great that the playwright took a very old incident and fictionalized a new storyline. The lead actress was awesome. SHE made us believe the story. The actor portraying Jack was also very very good. And kudos to the rest of the cast for keeping the spirit of the play in full gear.... full review
LAURA HERRERA certified reviewer June 26, 2017
Zack Guzman gave an amazing performance. He was a very strong Jack the Ripper. He emoted emotion extremely well and gave the show a certain gravitas. ... full review
MELVIN STYLES June 03, 2017
I mean it was great I laughed a lot, and would love to see this in movie form. ... full review

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