Egaging… Powerful… Surreal…
a dramatist of promise seeking an original method of redefining the world and its mysterious ways.
— The Washington Post (CLICK HERE for the full article)
“A feverish, existential bedtime story of sorts… All in all, the dreamy, smoldering Arabian Night is worth every sweltering moment.”
— DCist.com (CLICK HERE for the full article)
Welcome to a hot unsettling evening at Rorschach where beyond being a fly on the wall, you’ve actually burrowed deep into people’s brains to hear their thoughts and experiences, past, present and future-unnerving. So unnerving in fact, that the piece is mercifully only sixty minutes. That’s about all the time one can remain transfixed in this alternate reality where time, material substance, and heated emotions are all mixed up and bubbling in a simmering cauldron, ready to boil over. Rorschach is notorious for its blazingly innovative style and in your face, cutting edge approach to theater. They’ve met their match with this stylized script by young German playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig.
— DC Theatre Reviews
“A slick 60-minute thriller with a chip on its urbane shoulder and a whiff of the supernatural in its nostrils.”
— The Washington City Paper
“I think its become clear that Rorschach, operating out of a restrictive church space, has out of necessity and boundless inventiveness, come up with an identity and style. There’s nothing quite like it in the Washington theatre world. It may not always be everyone’s cup of tea like say the crowd-pleasing “The Beard of Avon” was, but it’s always a strong, rich cup of tea.”
— The Downtowner/Georgetowner