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Runaway – Reviews

Los Angeles Times
POIGNANTENTERTAINING… Kamps has a way with dialogue and the Louisiana patois, and under Shirley Jo Finney’s sensitive direction, the actors inhabit their characters with endearing naturalism” — Margaret Gray, Los Angeles Times

On Stage and Screen
BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN, POWERFUL… Every aspect of the production contributes to a comprehensive, authentic depiction of a vivid community… universal and relevant.” — Erin Coney, On Stage and Screen

Stage Raw
RECOMMENDEDSTAGE RAW TOP TEN… a richly textured tapestry… verve, sympathy and humor.” — Neal Weaver, Stage Raw

Discover Hollywood
ACCESSIBLE, FAST AND FUNNY… Leaves the audience with new awareness and renewed sympathy for the lingering tragedy of post-Katrina New Orleans.” — Bill Garry, Discover Hollywood

Broadway World
INTENSEINTIMATE TOUCHING… Shirley Jo Finney ably directs her talented and committed cast”
 — Gil Kaan, Broadway World

Gia on the Move
… poignant, empathetic and insightful — Tracey Paleo,
Gia On the Move

Ticket Holders LA
URGENTLY IMPORTANT… Kamps’ fascinatingly gritty and yet uplifting morality tale has here been raised to remarkable artistic heights by director Shirley Jo Finney.” — Travis Holder, Ticket Holders LA

Hollywood Times
REMARKABLE PERFORMANCES…Runaway to Go See ‘Runaway Home’ at The Fountain Theatre!”

People’s World
POWERFUL AND POETIC… Once again, The Fountain Theatre hits it out of the ballpark” — Eric Gordon, People’s World

Stage Scene LA
WOW! THEATRICAL PIZZAZZ… combines gritty drama, laugh-at-life humor, and moments of magical realism with commitment to social justice and glimpses into lives too easily ignored” — Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

The Tvolution
“The language is nothing short of SUPERB… excellent performances” — Ernst Kearney, The Tvolution