“Playground is indeed an adept adjective in the case of the Bedlam Cabaret: Mardi Gras Edition, as the variety show turned concepts of performance, gender, and sometimes their bodies, upside down… The Bedlam Cabaret is one to look forward to.”
“A towering performance by Graeme Rhodes as The Gent, presented with a laser focus, a gravitas of presence, and clear and articulate diction. In a play that is concerned with confusion and requires audience concentration, Rhodes is a colossus of clarity.”
“hard to hold back the tears as we watched Morgan’s painful, bizarre, brilliant story unfold in a very moving solo performance by Graeme Rhodes”
Go see Morgan Stern. It’s an exceptional kind of clever. One actor playing all roles tells the story of someone with schizophrenia, and it really really works. Even cinema with all its magic struggles to describe hallucinations. Morgan Stern does this so ingeniously. Just see it. Trust me.
Goldele Rayment’s manipulations of atmosphere and spacial configurations are cleverly calibrated… Graeme Rhodes delivers an astonishing performance.
Morgan Stern demands a high level of concentration but does reward. Goldele Rayment brings it to life strongly and Rhodes gives a exceptional performance.
Morgan Stern is a troubling, beautiful, uplifting ninety minutes that will leave you breathless… director Goldele Rayment and Rhodes lead us down many meandering paths inside our perceptions. The beauty and expanse of Morgan’s mind is represented with tremendous power and scope by the three creatives on display