Fishtank resident artists Lisa Cordes and Damian Torres-Botello premiered their new work, American Alphabet on Tuesday night to a full house at the Fishtank. And the reviews are in! Remaining performances are Friday, July 30 @ 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 31 @ 8:00 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased through the KC Fringe Festival.
Kansas City Star review:
"Some people go to the theater for light entertainment, which can sometimes take the form of thin dramas or overwrought musicals. But a few folks go in search of something true, honest and meaningful. That's what I found at the Tuesday performance of "American Alphabet..."From the KCFreePress:
"The show is a must-see for the message it gives. It’s true that we don’t learn hate in the classroom, but there sure are a lot of people out there to teach it. And, Damien Torres-Botello and Lisa Cordes remind us that the only thing to do is to keep fighting those who try to teach hate by inventing words to do it."And from KC Stage blog:
"But where better than the theater to dramatize the high price we pay for our own American stories, and shine a light toward the future?
In all, "American Alphabet" offers up a fascinating and thought-provoking evening of theater. The only hickory stick involved in this teaching is our own difficult history: let the healing begin!"