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    Subject: Re: Positive feedback
    Date: Feb 15, 2003
    Sender: WilliamPrevious | Next

    It seems to me that "Mark" and "Kurt" are probably both very much like the lovable losers Won and Too in OTL. Except that they're not lovable. Perhaps OTL hits a bit close to home for these "two completely different people." God, I've always loved Joe's work, but OTL has some really engaging, sensitive performances, and true moments of dramatic complexity. To compare it with an hour-long poop is, frankly, imprecise. It's really more resembles a very funny hour-long performance. It's sad that people like "Mark/Kurt" have to vent their collective spleen because they themselves didn't have dates for Valentine's Day.

    I commend "Mark/Kurt" for providing an example I can give to my students of the kind of theatrical criticism they should not write: vicious, uninformed, and grammatically challenged.

    Cheers!

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    Positive feedback

    "Out to lunch" had to be the single worst moment in theater that I have ever seen. Writing, acting, directing, it all sucked. The only enjoyable moment in this mockery of true theater was when we got up to leave (at the end, although we should have left 5 minutes after it started.). I've seen Porn with better scripting and stronger direction. It was more exciting to watch my friend Kurt's expression, as he tried to figure out how & why such garbage could be produced in NYC. Through the entire "performance", my only hope was that the gunman actually loaded his pistol with REAL bullets.






    Comment index:

  • Political Comedy   from Johnny, Aug 29, 2002
  • Positive feedback   from Mark (Kurt's Friend), Feb 11, 2003
  • » Re: Positive feedback «   from William, Feb 15, 2003
  • Amazing!   from Kurt, Feb 18, 2003
  • Re: Amazing!   from Joseph Langham, Feb 10, 2003
  • Re: Amazing!   from Tito, Feb 15, 2003
  • Political Comedy   from Johnny, Aug 29, 2002
  • Positive feedback   from Mark (Kurt's Friend), Feb 11, 2003
  • » Re: Positive feedback «   from William, Feb 15, 2003
  • Amazing!   from Kurt, Feb 18, 2003
  • Re: Amazing!   from Joseph Langham, Feb 10, 2003
  • Re: Amazing!   from Tito, Feb 15, 2003