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Review: ‘An Octoroon’ At Stage West
by Jerome Weeks | artandseek.org | 11 Sep 2018
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Obie Award-winning comedy – getting its area premiere from Stage West – is a wicked-smart, post-modern minstrel show. It’s a mockery of a satire of a spoof of a provocation.
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"Stage West's well-executed 'An Octoroon' raises questions about race that the script fails to answer"
It's hard to move ahead until you know where you've been.
That seems to be the point of Stage West's regional premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' 2015 Obie Award-winning An Octoroon.
THEATERJONES: "Squirm. Laugh. Repeat"
At Stage West, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon keeps audiences uncomfortable, and laughing—exactly as it should.
"unusual, challenging, and exciting"
Theater Jones - Q&A: Akin Babatundé
"a madcap marathon that never stumbles"
Fort Worth's Stage West hosts a totally rad dinner party play
By Lindsey Wilson | CultureMap Fort Worth
"a bawdy, rollicking good-time production"
Full Farce: Stage West does well by Marc Camoletti's trifle of a farce, Don't Dress for Dinner.
by Jill Sweeney | TheaterJones.com | Saturday, July 21, 2018