Thursday, March 2, 2017

Anna in the Tropics - TCTB Review Roundup

photo: l to r: Juan Rivera Lebron (Juan Julian), Al Clemente Saks
(Santiago) and Adlyn Carreras (Ofelia) in Jungle Theater’s production
of Anna In The Tropics; photographer: Dan Norman)
We are having unseasonably warm weather in Minnesota this winter, but things are really heating up The Jungle Theater in Anna in the Tropics, playing until March 12th. Many Twin Cities Theater Bloggers saw the show, and although the reception was somewhat mixed, one sentiment is clear throughout, Anna in the Tropics is a great reminder of the power of great story telling. 
Check out the Twin Cities Theater Bloggers roundup for Anna in the Tropics below. 
Single White Fringe Geek says, "This production takes the sensuality of the words in the script and brings them to full life onstage in a way that easily swept the audience right along with it. Anna In The Tropics is the kind of play you enjoy surrendering to." Read the full review:
Say Entirely writes, "It makes you think about just how much impact the stories we hear and the stories we tell enact upon our lives." Read the full review:
Twin Cities Stages says, "Anna in the Tropics will transport you to steamy Tampa, Florida and will remind you of the importance of stories and their transformative properties." Read he full review:
Talkin Broadway writes, "while saturated with sensual imagery, poetry, and richly evocative metaphors drawn from nature, is largely realistic. Where fantasy exists, it is largely confined to people's thoughts. And yet, like many narratives about American immigrants past and present, the play has a mythical, timeless feel to it." Read the full review:
Cherry and Spoon says, "The writing of this play, and the Jungle's beautiful production that brings it to life, have a very dreamlike quality that prove his point. Storytelling is magical, it allows us to escape into other worlds, to imagine how other people feel." Read the full review: