OTHER BOTHER Review

Links to all reviews can be found using the REVIEWS link at the top of the page. Blog postings, links and more are available on my Facebook fan page. You can also receive updates on Twitter from @BTCincyRob.

OTHER BOTHER presented by Performance Gallery as part of the 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival. You can read the show description here.

CFF_Other Bother

The cast of OTHER BOTHER.

If one group personifies the word “fringe,” it would have to be the Performance Gallery, a Cincinnati-based collaborative of theatre artists, and the only organization that can claim a presence in all 13 Cincinnati Fringe Festivals.

Written and created by Derek Snow and the OTHER BOTHER ensemble, the play takes a surreal look our learned biases. The story begins literally in womb as the ensemble discovers the downside of finding illumination.

Fun, quirky, and at times, outright weird, the play is particularly timely given the current atmosphere of our country. The six-person ensemble, deftly directed by Regina Pugh, handles the challenging material well.

Four performances remain through June 10.

BTW if you have a light sensitivity, theater might not be your best choice for entertainment. Regardless, yelling “Quit shining the light in our eyes” from the audience is never appropriate behavior.

I would enjoy hearing what you think about the show or my review. All I ask is that you express your opinion without attacking someone else’s opinion. You can post your comments below.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Cincy Fringe Festival, Reviews

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.