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Clementine

solo performance · april wish · Ages 16+ · one person show · 80 mins · United States of America

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JON MASSEY certified reviewer June 07, 2019
An impressive and poignant performance, honest to the core. I laughed, I cried, I remembered my own childhood and it hit home with my wife and I raising our twins and I know it was close to my wife’s heart.... full review
EMILY DYKES certified reviewer June 30, 2019
This show is pure magic. Beautifully written and masterfully performed. I can’t remember the last time I have been so moved. If you are a mother, had a mother, or just want to become familiar with the concept, this show is a must see.... full review
RACHEL LAMAR certified reviewer June 23, 2019
tagged as: Raw · Beautiful · deep · pure · honest · Truth · heartfelt
What an incredible performance! As a mother, I felt every emotion and was a part of every story. I laughed and cried (seriously - bring tissues), and really connected with the actor, her truth and beautiful experiences as a mother, and her realization of the deepest love possible. I would recommend this show to everyone, and can honestly see it traveling the country and touching the lives of all those who have the privilege of being part of the audience. Bravo, April Wish!... full review
LIRA DIECIDUE certified reviewer June 22, 2019
Clementine is billed as a show about finding and losing yourself in motherhood, but it is also a tender and beautiful love letter to April Wish's mother, her grandmother, and her daughter. Incredibly funny, and also wonderfully touching, Wish shines as she seamlessly and organically takes us back and forth through time as she explores motherhood from her current lens, but also what she thought it was when she was a child, and how she never, ever saw herself having babies. Jessica Lynn Johnson's direction was perfect in taking us on a rollercoaster of emotional levels, and Wish's writing is superb. My cheeks hurt from smiling, I cackled at so many hilarious jokes, and my throat was sore from crying. This beautiful and tender show ... full review
LORRAINE WALSH certified reviewer June 17, 2019
April Wade Wish is a genius! The writing alone is extraordinary, let alone the acting! The pace of the show makes 70 minutes fly by. April takes you on a roller coaster journey, changing characters in the blink of an eye but with so much clarity. We are laughing one moment and crying the next. Did I say crying? Downright sobbing and I wasn't the only one! Totally thought provoking on every level, this show is a must see, not just for women, not just for mothers and not just for daughters. This show is relevant for everyone: men, women, young or old. We all wear different hats throughout our lives and in the process, we sometimes lose ourselves and forget who we ARE, who we thought we wanted to be. April has FOUND herself again and I applaud ... full review
YOULONDA ROSHAE WILSON certified reviewer June 10, 2019
tagged as: Powerful messages! · real · hilarious
Raw and Real!!!! April has great Comedic timing!!! Enjoyed it immensely!!! She had me laughing out loud and quietly tearing up! ... full review
J M certified reviewer June 17, 2019
Absolutely loved this show. Called my mom immediately after in tears, truly sobbing. I've never resonated with anything more than this show, thank you April for sharing your story you had strangers in the audience coming together laughing, crying and even sharing tissues.... full review
JOY BENNETT certified reviewer June 17, 2019
Amazing, Brave, Honest and Beautiful... full review
CRYSTAL BUSH certified reviewer June 12, 2019
tagged as: Love · pink · mother
Its about being a woman, its about being a daughter, but mostly about finding who you are, beyond the most importnt title in the world: Mom. I laughed, I cried, I got to get a glimpse into the REAL, REAL of motherhood and giving birth. April is an amzing actress, I love the vagina dialouge...genius. I loved this wonderful story of four generations of family and motherhood.... full review
ELOISE COOPERSMITH certified reviewer June 15, 2019
tagged as: Love · humor · family · children · Mother’s
Touching Exploration of motherhood - inviting the audience to share moments of humor and tenderness, highlighting truisms about millennial parenting - “your heart lives outside your body” and an appreciation for the challenges of being a parent.... full review