Lucy Pollak Public Relations

3 Plays – Reviews

Reviews for Underneath:
(scroll down for reviews of Silent and Forgotten)

Los Angeles Times
CRITIC’S CHOICERIVETING… Psychological insight, compassion and darkly comic wit” — Philip Brandes, Los Angeles Times

LA Weekly
BRILLIANT… poetry and poignancy… a dense, soulful piece of writing, embedded with the images and irony we’ve come to expect from the best of Irish drama… GO!” — Deborah Klugman, LA Weekly

Stage Raw

RECOMMENDEDSTAGE RAW TOP TEN… a very unconventional ghost story… this ghost has an infectious sense of humor” — Lovell Estell III, Stage Raw

Total Theatre
FOUR STARSTHEATRICAL MAGIC” — Willard Manus, Total Theater

On Stage and Screen
UNIQUE…a riveting, personal, emotional, and at times darkly funny journey… a 90-minute tour de force” — Erin Conley, On Stage and Screen

Theatre Notes
UTTERLY ENGAGING… Glowing superlatives cannot do proper justice to Pat Kinevane’s extraordinary work, Underneath… the most excellent product of a master storyteller at the height of his craft. See it while you can.”  — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

LA Splash
HIGHLY STYLIZED AND CREATIVE… Kinevane draws the audience into his fantastic world with ease and humor… black comedy at its best” — Elaine L. Mura, LA Splash

Santa Monica Daily Press
ASTONISHING… rich, dark and funny… Visually and physically stunning, “Underneath” is moving, thought-provoking and worth your while; it’s an uncommon theatrical experience.” — Sarah Spitz, Santa Monica Daily Press

British Weekly
OUTSTANDING… a hugely entertaining and moving evening of Irish storytelling” — Catherine Siggins, British Weekly

BroadwayWorld, Culver City News
MESMERIZING… guaranteed to open your eyes to your own life as well as the world around you.” — Shari Barrett, BroadwayWorld

LA Beat

STUNNING… Pat Kinevane uses his body, his voice, his comic timing to take us on a trip that will make us laugh, cringe, mesmerize us and ultimately bring tears to our eyes.” — Joan Alperin, The Los Angeles Beat


Reviews for Silent:

Los Angeles Times
STRIKING… an expressive force… think ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’  as reimagined by Madonna.” — Charlotte Stoudt, Los Angeles Times

LA Weekly
SPARKLES with unsettling intensity and physicality… a harrowing and sometimes morbidly humorous narrative” — Lovell Estell III, LA Weekly

INGENIOUS… full of theatrical flair” Mark Dundas Wood, Backstage

Los Angeles Post
ORIGINAL AND UNUSUAL… Kinevane has a unique ability to dig deep into the souls of characters” — Rose Desena, Los Angeles Post

Total Theatre
FOUR STARS… daring, bravura-like theater.” — Willard Manus, Total Theater

Working Author
HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL… works of intense beauty that personifies private pains to perfection.” —Ernest Kearney, Working Author

Stage and Cinema
… Mr. Kinevane is an extremely committed actor, possessed of a disciplined body and voice, a talented monologuist with a facility for writing and voicing characters.” — Jason Rohrer, Stage and Cinema

Theatre Notes
EXTRAORDINARY… utterly mesmerizing, as complete a display of physical, vocal and intellectual skill as can be imagined.” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes


Reviews for Forgotten:

Los Angeles Times
CRITIC’S CHOICE…  a unique theatrical experience that challenges the mind –- and the heart.” — F.Kathleen Foley, Los Angeles Times

LA Weekly
SHOULDN’T BE MISSED… an elegiac, post-Beckettian poem about life’s vitality, which time slowly, almost invisibly, chisels away, until all that’s left is sand and wisps of memory.” — Steven Leigh Morris, LA Weekly

Life In LA
STUNNING… and moving and funny as hell…Using Kabuki theater mixed with dark humor, unforgettable characters, and even a little audience participation, makes this a genre-blending odyssey, a journey that lingers with you long after you’ve left the theater. It is definitely an evening that won’t soon be forgotten.’ — Patrick Hurley, Life In LA

Working Author
HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL… works of intense beauty that personifies private pains to perfection.” —Ernest Kearney, Working Author

Curtain Up
VIVID… [Kinevane] holds the audience in breathless thrall for every second of the 80-minute no intermission piece.” — Laura Hitchcock, Curtain Up

Theatre Notes 
UTTERLY REMARKABLE” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes