TESLA EX MACHINA Review

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TESLA EX MACHINA presented by Ricky Coates as part of the 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival. You can read the show description here.

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Photo by JMC Photography.

Ricky Coates, in his first appearance at the Cincy Fringe, performs a brand new work, his one-man biopic about inventor Nikola Tesla. For those of us in attendance opening night, we have the bragging rights of being his first fringe audience.

Coates is a strong performer and very enjoyable to watch. He handles the multiple characters well and I enjoyed his characterization of Tesla himself.

I found it to be an interesting, but not yet compelling work. Not a bash against the production, just understanding that it’s still a new work. Getting that first one out of the way does wonders. I hope I have the chance to see him perform TESLA again (unfortunately not possible at this fringe), and that he makes it back in a future fringe to perform A ZOMBIE ODYSSEY…hint, hint.

Four performances remain through June 10.

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