Photo Flash: Bridge Street Theatre's THE OFFICIAL ADVENTURES OF KIERON AND JADE Receives Rave Reviews

A playwright called (oddly enough) Kieron becomes totally obsessed with writing a play about the collapse of his relationship with a singer called Jade. But just how honest can he make it? Can he do it without being vindictive? Can he do it without humiliating himself? Can he use their actual names without getting sued? Should he even be writing this play in the first place?? Everybody he knows has an opinion and the zingers (and tennis balls) fly in this dazzling Chinese puzzle of a play from the author of Tomorrow in the Battle, based - as they say - on a true story. Written in the zany, fast-paced style of a 1930s screwball comedy, The Official Adventures of Kieron and Jade is fizzy as glass of champagne - but with a shard of broken glass at the bottom!

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"Kieron in this play is a character worthy of the great comedy writers of the past century. If the show is indeed autobiographical then Kieron Barry is a man on the verge of greatness for his insights into all of the characters in this play, including Kieron, are deeper than anything achieved by most of the best writers of our time. John Sowle has achieved another triumphant bi-fecta, directing this world-premiere performance on a set he has also created ... Bonita Jackson transforms from one human entity to another with barely a second to breathe away one persona before encompassing a different one. At the same time Jason Guy maintains the center of the play, Kieron, without ever flagging even when sheer exhaustion must be waiting to overtake the actor. The writing demands rhythm in the playing and this trio has found a tempo that would exhume even a Jerome Robbins dancer, and yet the two actors seem to have no problem keeping things at a high trot all of the time ... Kieron Barry, the playwright, is clearly a madman but the sort you'd like to have to dinner, as long as his car was standing by to whisk him away once again. This new work in an undiluted triumph and Bridge Street Theatre has a hit on its hands. Hopefully people will discover the play and keep it alive for as long as possible." - J. Peter Bergman, Berkshire Bright Focus

"A tour-de-force! ... The Official Adventures of Kieron and Jade features two accomplished performers: Jason Guy, a talented, energetic, fast-talking actor who portrays Kieron, and Bonita Jackson, who creates more than 15 different characters ... Kudos to John Sowle for his visual imagery and for the amazingly inventive set. Carmen Borgia, the sound designer, treats us to a terrific palette of musical interludes, sounds, and songs of various styles between and during the scenes ... Funny, effective and sexy!" - Barbara Waldinger, Berkshire On Stage

For more information, visit BridgeStreetTheatre.org or call 518-943-3818.

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Jason Guy and Bonita Jackson in The Official Adventures of Kieron and Jade by Kieron Barry Photo Flash: Bridge Street Theatre's THE OFFICIAL ADVENTURES OF KIERON AND JADE Receives Rave Reviews
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