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Jake & The Angel

comedy · thromabone productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 04, 2018
I saw the preview and loved it. The two actors are really connected, and the writing is brilliant. I'll probably catch it one more time to see where the actors take it from here. I definitely recommend this show! ... full review
DAWN JOYAL certified reviewer June 02, 2018
tagged as: biblical · comedy · satire · spiritual · poignant · sincere
David Caprita's (Jake) 30 minute, one-act is a totally absorbing and compelling trip to a Malibu beach where Jake wrestles with his guardian angel (Josh Wingate) who is not about to let him complete his task. Neither is willing to give a inch. David's beautifully crafted dialogue is well staged and directed by Matt Duggan. Quintessentially all that represents Fringe. A must see! ... full review
SUSIE TANNER certified reviewer June 03, 2018
Jake & the Angel — a brisk half hour of well written, well acted theatre!... full review
MORRY SCHORR certified reviewer June 08, 2018
Thought provoking, funny and serious.... full review
MICHAEL LUTHERAN certified reviewer June 23, 2018
JAKE & THE ANGEL is a wonderful exploration of faith, life, guilt, and forgiveness. Caprita's script presents two well-developed characters (portrayed effortlessly by Caprita and Wingate) and pins these opposing forces on a beach and what happens is a hilarious and endearing 30 minutes. Fantastic direction by Matt Duggan. Beautifully done to all involved! ... full review
ZANE HELBERG certified reviewer June 13, 2018
tagged as: funny · powerful
Truly phenomenal. Really really funny and important work about life and purpose. I went in with low expectations and was blown away. ... full review
STEPHANIE HUGHES certified reviewer June 13, 2018
This really touched my heart and soul. Jake and the Angel was phenomenal and amazing! The creativity and depth in each character overflowed throughout each scene. The intensity equalized each comedic line in a satirical yet tasteful way. This edgy piece was exactly what the world needs right now! Kudos to the absolutely stunning and brilliant cast, for enveloping my heart and soul with each moment. I was on the end of my seat after every line, and captured by the magnificent performers. ... full review
TRACEY PALEO, GIA ON THE MOVE (OFFICIAL PRESS) certified reviewer June 16, 2018
tagged as: biblical · humor · suicide · satire
Recommended. A mix of a modern telling of a Biblical tale and the all-too-poignant theme of suicide. You wouldn’t imagine something like that to be really funny and upbeat, but it is.... full review