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Rochester, 1996

immersive theatre · capital w / drycraeft los angeles · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

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LAUREN BELLO certified reviewer June 19, 2018
This show raised the bar for me. Two days later, I'm still unpacking the feelings, memories, and impressions the show brought to the surface. A complex yet surgically precise depiction of a family whose appearance of peace masks inner turmoil.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 11, 2018
There is a good story in there somewhere, and it is a shame that it took so damn long to get to it.... full review
RUSSELL EATON certified reviewer June 25, 2018
Revolving around Reverend Daniel Shoemaker, his wife Emily and his daughter, Philippa, this drama is a beautiful journey through a life-changing day in the life of a single family. Philippa is the person who leads us through this day. Immediately, she hints at growing tension within the family and herself. Questioning her faith and her feelings as she becomes an adult, it is her perspective we see this world through. What unfolds over the course of almost three hours is a glimpse of the family’s past and events that have led them to this day of reckoning. It becomes an emotionally harrowing journey. This show is a deeply moving family drama with a message of self-acceptance at its core. This might turn out to be one the most impressi... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 17, 2018
One of the most thought-provoking events that I have ever experienced. I can't stop thinking about it and discussing it with my fellow show-goers. This is an immersive show in which the audience really feels that they are living the story with the actors. ... full review
ELAINE BLANK certified reviewer June 12, 2018
tagged as: immersive · intense · emotional · Authentic
An emotionally intense story told by fantastic actors in often uncomfortable settings. This was one of the most interesting ways to use immersion that I've experienced in the last few years. I'm considering making another trip to LA to see it again in September.... full review