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Guilt

ensemble theatre · cyanide theatre · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

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PETER FOLDY hollywoodrevealed.com certified reviewer June 11, 2019
tagged as: Percussion · drum · fast paced · seduction · Realistic · Raw · edgy
Strong writing and impressive performances in both these short pieces by Ryan Lisman and Benjamin Schwartz. These guys clearly have talent and I look forward to seeing more of their work.... full review
BENJAMIN NICHOLSON certified reviewer June 10, 2019
tagged as: armadillo · man · crucifixion · church
A thoughtful and impressive experiment with form and content, the blend of two different plays with complimentary tones (accompanied by improvised percussion) was engrossing.... full review
RUSSELL EATON my haunt life certified reviewer July 01, 2019
tagged as: sexy · edgy · strong cast · drama · Dark Comedy
An impressive pairing of dramatic one acts, “Guilt” offers two stories that are related in theme and tone. One of the best dramas I have seen at this year's Fringe!... full review
ALEXANDRA FIALLOS certified reviewer June 24, 2019
This is the standard Fringe shows should be at. Two beautiful scripts showcasing two very different directions of a feeling we all experience- guilt. The exploration of such a feared feeling was so incredible in the writing and acting of it. It will have you holding your breath, or laughing with characters or fearing the truth of humanity that it holds. One of my favourites in Fringe this year. ... full review
BRIAN FOYSTER certified reviewer June 22, 2019
tagged as: skilled · courageous · new
Powerful theater in professional hands. The writing in both plays was intricate and compelling. All brought to life by an outstanding ensemble of actors who engaged the material with nuance, stakes, and unpredictability. They were clearly guided by skilled directors. A terrific evening.... full review
MATTHEW ROBINSON encore judge certified reviewer June 30, 2019
tagged as: well written · Bold · strong
Two different but connected stories couple up for an enjoyable experience at the theatre that feels unique but grounded. Well acted, with great topics and dialogue make for a truly meaty hour of theatre.... full review
JOY REGULLANO certified reviewer June 26, 2019
tagged as: deep · thought provoking
deep, heavy but important themes... full review
ROSALIE IRISH certified reviewer June 19, 2019
I was most impressed with both Ryan Lisman and Benjamin Schwartz as young play-wrights who wrote two short plays focusing on psychological and moral growth. In the first play, "The Holy Name of Apostasy," Dylan as an innocent young man must come to grips with his sexuality in spite of his strict Catholic upbringing. Benjamin Schwartz who directed and wrote " Man Vs. Armadillo," wrote an interesting dark comedy about the psychological aspects of aging and caregiving causing moral dilemmas and resentments which leads to disaster. ... full review
DONALD STORM certified reviewer June 10, 2019
Guilt was a interesting look at self reflection, and the misconceptions of humanity as a whole. Both short plays told good stories about unique yet ordinary people who had been put into unfortunate circumstances. Very enjoyable.... full review
CAMERON PARKER certified reviewer June 09, 2019
tagged as: drama
A thoughtful pair of stories that explore abuse, sex, family, and control.... full review