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Exit Strategy

Reviews

 

“The design elements, the performances, and Holter's ripped from the headlines story-telling give the entirety of the production verisimilitude.” – BroadwayWorld.com

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The playwright demonstrates an undeniable gift for incisive characterization and punchy dialogue, and he has certainly put his finger on an urgent issue. – Boston Globe

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“The production’s cast members give their all to their respective parts.” – Wbur.org

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“The evening moves along with vim and vigor, thanks to David J. Miller’s snappy direction and the agile performances of the ZSC cast members.” – ArtsFuse.org

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“What a cast Miller has assembled!” – BostonArtsReview.com

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“The entire cast gives commendable performences. They are simultaneously realistic, vulnerable and inspirational.” – NETheatreGeek.com

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“Fagerberg is exceptional, as is Quinones, who embodies Luce with both infectious enthusiasm and, later, tender pathos. Shining the brightest, though, is Dottin-Coye, who demonstrates sincere depth and winning verve.” – TheaterMania.com

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“Holter’s ‘Exit Strategy’ is a heartfelt, passionate plea for support for public schools – especially struggling public schools – and those teachers and students who find themselves swimming against the tide.” – OnBostonStage.com

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“The current Zeitgeist production of the powerful and timely play "Exit Strategy" by Ike Holter is in its final week of performances at the Plaza Theatre at Boston Center for the Arts. It should not be missed. Find a way to get to the Plaza before this show closes this Saturday.” – White Rhino Report Blog

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Eight by Tenn

Reviews

 

“This is a production worth seeing, partly because you might not get another chance to see these Tennessee Williams one-acts performed, and partly because the design is consistently impressive, from Matthew Good's detailed sound design to the painterly lighting by Erik Fox that transforms the simple set into an array of locales.”
- Edge Boston, Killian Malloy

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“There’s plenty here for the Williams aficionado to dig through, like the character in ‘Portrait of a Madonna’ who perhaps anticipates Blanche Dubois and the general preponderance of good roles for women.”
- Boston Globe, Jeremy Goodwin

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Best of 2015

 

Zeitgeist Stage Company’s winter production of The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc was named to The Boston Globe’s 2015 Top Ten Theater picks. In his original review Don Aucoin wrote of the show, “The Big Meal,’ in its sneaky, seriocomic way, touches some deep chords at Zeitgeist Stage.” For the complete list visit

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Zeitgeist Stage Company’s spring production of The Submission by Jeff Talbott was named by WBUR’s The Artery as one of the outstanding productions of 2015. “Thorny questions of race, overweening ambition, near-miraculous inspiration, and good old-fashioned egos collide in what might be 2015’s most complex, emotionally searing production on the Boston stage,” was the summation of the show by critic Kilian Melloy. For the complete list visit

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