Reviews for AtticRep Performances

Review: Secrets of a Soccer Mom by AtticRep

Review: Secrets of a Soccer Mom by AtticRep

by Kurt Gardner
Published on April 09, 2016

Lockwood, DeLuna, and Tonra do the most they can with these simply-sketched characters, and their charismatic performances help to make the evening more enjoyable than it should be.

 

Theatergoers who will get the biggest kick out of Secrets of a Soccer Mom are, well, soccer moms — and perhaps the husbands and children who likewise have a ball in the game. For others, it’s pretty routine stuff.

 

Kathleen Clark’s one-act plumbs all-too-familiar territory in its depiction of three young mothers who gradually bare their souls as they play a Sunday afternoon match against their sons.

 

As they sit on the ...

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Review: The Amish Project by AtticRep

Review: The Amish Project by AtticRep

by Kurt Gardner
Published on February 14, 2016

Jessica Dickey's shattering solo piece comes to San Antonio's AtticRep in a superlative production starring the marvelous Sarah Gise.

Originally presented to great acclaim at New York’s Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Jessica Dickey’s 2009 solo work The Amish Project comes to AtticRep in a superlative production starring a marvelous Sarah Gise.

 

In a role — well, actually roles — originated by Dickey, Gise masterfully portrays seven characters in a piece inspired by the real-life 2006 killing of five Amish girls in their schoolhouse in Lancaster County, PA.

 

 

The characters here are creations ...

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