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Blacktop Highway
Blacktop Highway

Blacktop Highway
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
Thru - Dec 15, 2018

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Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

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Los Angeles Times- Somewhat Recommended

"...Despite these heady and timely ideas, Fleck himself takes them only half seriously. The show, directed by his longtime collaborator Randee Trabitz, exudes more camp than horror. But as it progresses, some moments - including a female character's recollection of mistreatment at the hands of a vindictive family member - read as cruel rather than creepy. And audiences may find themselves having to do rather more work than they had intended to keep up with the rapidly shifting POV, never mind the post-structural theory."
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Jenny Lower Beckman

Broadway World- Highly Recommended

"...Performance artist extraordinaire John Fleck owns the Odyssey Theatre stage with his one-man Gothic horror piece BLACKTOP HIGHWAY. Framed as a screenplay being shot through the camera lens of a movie director, Fleck makes maximum and inventive use of his talent for animal mimicry, pre-recorded vignettes and real-time videos paired with miniature props and puppetry. Randee Trabitz ably directs Fleck through his high-energy, fast-talking dialogue between Fleck and Fleck himself, in a multitude of characters."
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Gil Kaan