Blackbird Theater‘s production of their adaptation of John Updike’s Roger’s Version closes after a limited run to a enthusiastic response from audience and critics alike.Â Here’s what was said:
Tennessean theatre critic Amy Stumpfl offers a first review of our production of ROGERâ€™S VERSION, saying â€œBlackbird has produced another remarkably compelling piece of theaterâ€.Â Read the full review.
Nashville Scene theatre critic Martin Brady calls Rogerâ€™s Version â€œvery smart stuff . . . highly recommended for theatergoers who like to thinkâ€, and declares David Comptonâ€™s performance as Roger Lambert a â€œspectacular tour de forceâ€.Â Read the full review.
Nashville arts critic Evans Donnell reviews Rogerâ€™s Version for ArtsNash.com: â€œDirector Wes Driver nimbly walks the tightrope between intellectual rigor and emotional engagement.â€ And granted, I had a small portion of the success in this one but it is always nice to be noticed, “…while John Mauldin deftly handles a very delicate situation as an emergency room doctor.”Â Read the full review.