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The Other Side of the Razor Ribbon

saffire productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America

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BOB LEGGETT certified reviewer June 14, 2018
tagged as: writing · human smuggling · divorce · recovery
it was a worthy effort, and the inclusion of her musically gifted son Derrick (who played flute, clarinet and sax) helped set the mood for the show with his beautiful compositions.... full review
MELINDA GRACE certified reviewer June 25, 2018
tagged as: drama
A lovely 45 minutes of storytelling. The emotions were real and raw. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 24, 2018
Terrific show. A great story - told with humor, candor.. inspiring. A tour-de-force about resilience.... full review
ROB BRUNER certified reviewer June 21, 2018
tagged as: emotional · moving · fascinating · relevant
A heartwarming and emotional, yet very funny tale of divorce and overcoming hopelessness by taking a risk. That risk panned out into something truly incredible and inspiring - and entirely relevant. Well worth watching!... full review
CHARLES ZIARKO certified reviewer June 19, 2018
Everyone has a story to tell and Fringe is where the ambitious come to capture an audience. Stacy Dymalski captured Producer Michael Blaha, who also brought us two Edinburgh Fest successes this season, and she uses her hour to showcase the musical talents of her son Derrick, too. HER story is about how at the lowest ebb of her own life she put her professional skills to use mentoring a Federal prisoner into improving and publishing (as JACUMBA CONNECTION) the story HE had to tell about human trafficking on the Mexican border. Maybe after he finishes his punitive sentence we'll be seeing HIM here at Fringe was well! I'll bet THAT story will still be Trendy then! (Like Michael Blaha's ECHOES, which ought to be called CAPTURED!, this show ne... full review
DIANA SHIMKUS certified reviewer June 17, 2018
I love Stacy!!! She offers a very touching and heart-warming perspective to realities of single-parenting, desperation and divorce that you might guess have already been over-stated and “used-up”! You would be all wrong. We are always interested in the transformation of our fears into potential growth and goodness. Stacy takes us from the universal truths of fear and pain and transforms us all into humans, right on the spot, which is always more tender and sweet than we could have planned for or imagined. BRAVA!!!❤️❤️ ... full review
KAREN CASADY certified reviewer June 16, 2018
Well done!... full review
SAM SHABER certified reviewer June 14, 2018
Stacy's brave vulnerability, honesty, and total likability make this solo show fully engaging, emotional, raw, and uplifting. The music was a beautiful backdrop as well, and I loved Stacy's sense of humor in the face of our darkest moments - it's so important in life!... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 02, 2018
Stacy is a great writer, that much is obvious. ... full review
DOUGLAS HOFFMAN certified reviewer June 03, 2018
"The Other Side of the Razor Ribbon" was a wonderful "touched my heart" performance by Stacy Dymalski. Two tales of redemption tied into one storyline that held me all the way to the end. I highly recommend that everone see this show before the festival is over. It should win one of the best of festival awards!... full review