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The Serpent – Reviews

Theatre Notes
FASCINATING TO BEHOLD… Brilliantly directed by Ron Sossi, this superb ensemble is everything an audience could wish for. This is a don’t-miss show, so don’t miss it!” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

On Stage Los Angeles
ICONIC… Sossi’s young cast impressively approaches the same energy that the original cast exhibited… Celebrate fifty years of dedication to ‘important’ theatre at The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble… Well done! — Michael Sheehan, On Stage Los Angeles

U.S. Theater & Opera
PROFOUNDCOMPLEX… Some of the most exciting theater works I have experienced in this vast crucible of theatrical explorations have been at [Ron Sossi’s] Odyssey theater… Sossi is a master at recreating experimental theater in a way few others are in Los Angeles.” — Douglas Messerli, U.S. Theatre, Opera, and Performance

LA Splash
HISTORY… a nimble, exuberant, energetic group of multi-talented actors… an intriguing peek at experimental theater in the 60’s and 70’s” — Elaine Mura, LA Splash

Cultural Weekly
ASPIRATIONAL AND CEREMONIAL… brave young actors bring to the piece the vigor and enthusiasm it demands, in tune with 21st century protocols. The performance also is a testament to the power of change, renewal and, most important, continuity.” — Sylvie Drake, Cultural Weekly

Total Theater
FOUR STARS… complex and challenging… packed with humor and sex… imaginative and dazzling stagecraft.” — Will Manus, Total Theater

The Hollywood Times 
IMPRESSIVEAMBITIOUS… a very disciplined staging… The energetic, harmonious ensemble perform seamlessly.” — Jim Gilles, The Hollywood Times

Hollywood Progressive
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED… express[es] emotions, ideas and more in unconventional ways… [Ron] Sossi admirably helms The Serpent’s ensemble, which at times meshes into a single, organic organism.”— Ed Rampell, Hollywood Progressive

LA Theatre Bites
INVENTIVE AND BOLD… the ensemble does a magnificent job… a demonstration of the power actors and performances can hold over an audience… entertaining and fascinating to watch.” — Matthew Robinson, LA Theatre Bites

Angeles Stage
SMOOTH AND SUPPLE… serves to memorialize the memory of van Itallie.” — Don Shirley, Angeles Stage