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Dry Land – Reviews

Los Angeles Times
… a taut and harrowing staging… precociously perfect performances by Teagan Rose and Connor Kelly-Eiding as high school swim teammates bonding in a time of confusion and crisis… the sheer psychic clout of this visceral and important play should not be underestimated. You may flinch — but you will be unable to look away.” — F. Kathleen Foley, Los Angeles Times

KCRW 89.3 FM
COURAGEOUS AND ARTFUL… this is a play that commits to an idea and sees it through in all its messiness and power… a play that will move you deeply and stay with you.” — Anthony Byrnes, KCRW

Stage Raw
RECOMMENDEDSTAGE RAW TOP 10IMPRESSIVE… entertaining and assured… full of unexpected humor.” —  Terry Morgan, Stage Raw\

Stage and Cinema
STAGGERINGLY WELL WRITTEN… ferociously funny… two riveting performances that will haunt me for some time to come.” — Tony Frankel, Stage and Cinema

Paul Myrvold’s Theatre Notes
EXTRAORDINARY… builds to a climax the like of which I have never seen… Impeccably directed… handsomely mounted… Great play, great performances, great theatre! — Paul Myrvold’s Theatre Notes

LA Weekly
COULDN’T BE TIMELIER… so gripping that it’s impossible to look away… lays out the predicament of millions of trapped, bewildered women.” — Deborah Klugman, LA Weekly

Stage Scene LA
WOW!FEARLESS… packs an emotional wallop made even more gut-punching by the gradual way it sneaks up on you. With Teagan Rose and Connor Kelly-Eiding giving two of the year’s most dazzling performances, it is a play you’ll be thinking about long after the locker room fades to black.” — Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

On Stage and Screen
HEARTFELT, MOVING… impressively taut and gut-wrenching throughout… [Teagan] Rose and [Connor] Kelly-Eiding create a bond and characters so real you nearly forget you’re watching a play and not just eavesdropping.” — Erin Conley, On Stage and Screen

Discover Hollywood
MESMERIC… [a] truthful, tormenting and yet witty story… raw, emotional and gritty” — Rachel Flanagan, Discover Hollywood’

The World Through Night-Tinted Glasses
HIGH PRAISE… bring[s] honesty and humanity in massive doses to the stage” — David MacDowell Blue, The World Through Night-Tinted Glasses

Arts In LA
REMARKABLE… introduc[es] us to [Ruby Rae Spiegel’s] clear, resounding, delightfully droll voice intimate and personal, featuring sparklingly fresh dialogue and fascinatingly real character studies… exceptionally fluid staging by director Alana Dietze” — Travis Holder, Arts In LA

LA Splash
INSIGHTFUL, GUT-WRENCHING, HUMANE… Very strong performances by Teagan Rose and Connor Kelly-Eiding… Great directing by Alana Dietze” — Ester Benjamin Shifren, LA Splash

Colorado Boulevard
HEART-WRENCHINGTIMELY, YET TIMELESS… Alana Dietze’s direction is superb… on point and excellent” — Carol Edger-Germain,

The Tvolution
ONE PLAY YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY DIVE INTO… shimmers like burnished gold… [Director Alana] Dietze demonstrates a staggering artistry…. performances as close to flawless as one can conceive.” — Ernest Kearney, The Tvolution