West Coast Premiere of Underneath
Oct 22, 23, 27, 29.30. Underneath
Well tomatoes, I’m not usually speechless but the West Coast Premiere of “Underneath” at the Odyssey seems to render me so because it is THAT good and I have personally never experienced anything like it! However, the words absolutely amazing, gratifying, mesmerizing, sensational and unique do come to mind. There’s only 5 more performances before the multiple award winning “Underneath” leaves for London so don’t let it pass you by ladies.
“Underneath” is a blackly comic, rich and vivid tale of a life lived in secret. It is a testament to the people who live under the nose of everyday life. It explores the surface — and what lies underneath. Is beauty really only skin deep? Does ugliness hide somewhere deeper? At the helm is the wildly creative genius Pat Kinevane who wrote and performs the piece making your jaw drop throughout. Culleton’s direction is inspired. I find “Underneath” magnificent perfection in every way. And yes…ladies… Pat Kinevane is playing the woman who is the star of this show. But the female character, though dead, is over 40 and produced by tomato Georganne Aldrich Heller with the Odyssey and Fishamble with the support of Culture Ireland as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. “Underneath” also happens to be the critics’ choice of the LA Times gals. So there ya go!