Directed by Bjorn Johnson, the uneven cast, on a borrowed set, is unable to find the intimate realities of the broke and drunk artists who lived in Paris in 1916.
Dale Reynolds – Stagehappenings
McIntyre has chosen a rich subject but makes disappointingly little of it.
Neal Weaver – LA Weekly
What lifts this fine revival and manages to turn McIntyre’s dreary treatise into something to behold, however, is the burly, intensely frenetic staging of director Bjorn Johnson, himself a master of physical theater.
Travis Michael Holder – Backstage
Whenever Marquez and Stuart are on stage together, Modigliani takes flight. Still, the overall impression left at the final curtain is of a production of jarringly uneven tones, a mood set from the play’s opening minutes.
Steven Stanley – StageSceneLA
Thrill Ride Productions
At Open Fist Theatre
6209 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Tues-Thurs, 8pm; Through May 24th, 2012
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