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AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH

solo performance · loyd j. schwartz · Ages 12+ · family friendly · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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Review by ED SHARROW

June 04, 2017 certified reviewer
tagged as: five stars · historical · insightful

What I liked

Stephen Spiegel shines as John Wilkes Booth. During the preview performance there was never a moment when he broke character. He became JWB. The script by playwright Lloyd J. Schwartz stands out as an insightful study in character and motivation.

What I didn't like

A misdirected light. I sat in the second row on the right side of the audience and one of the bright show lights glared into my left eye.

My overall impression

Don’t miss John Wilkes Booth – as resurrected by Stephen Spiegel.

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