December 4-20, 2014
216-631-2727 or go to www.cptonline.org
“American Falls” is not an easy sit. If takes concentration. As Raymond Bobgan, the director, states in his program notes, “This journey requires curiosity, attention and a yearning for something wonderful to happen.” Each will take his/her own journey in this complex piece.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
If you are looking for a reality check from the seasonal overdose of gumdrops and candy canes, this show will firmly sock you in the gizzard and give you a swift kick in the you know where. It is nothing out of the ordinary of small town life (or for that matter big city life) but is gritty and real with a tidy ending that will have you debating with yourself for days.To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's blog.
On the plus side, playwright Johnson and director Raymond Bobgan craft two really extraordinary characters, embodied in a couple riveting performances.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's blog Rave and Pan
Miki Johnson's debut play "American Falls" is like electro-schock therapy it clears your brain of anything that has come before it.
To see a full review of this show, read Andrea Simakis' blog or visit Cleveland.com here.