YOU'LL probably read a few reviews this August that carry the line: "If you only see one show this August, make sure it's this one." Some of them are justified, others not. So how do you justify giving a show five stars?
For a start, if it's a solo show like this one, then the actor has to give, what you believe, to be their quintessential performance: flawless, dynamic, utterly captivating, life-affirming; the ability to leave you hanging on the edge of your seat, emotional, and with sympathy for their character.
Fringe First-winning actor Kahlil Ashanti does all that. And more. The biggest surprise, the real crux of this story, though, doesn't fully reveal itself until the very end, by which time you'll probably be on your feet giving Ashanti a standing ovation.
Captivating actor earns his five stars and stripes