SHAKE by Joshua Fardon
directed by Kiff Scholl
Shake examines the hopes, infidelities, deceptions, losses, and loves of flawed individuals who inhabit post-911 Manhattan. Their story is told backwards, revealing the complexities of their relationships as it heads from August 2002 to the evening before the fateful event.
July 30-Sept 5th
Buy Your Seat
Steve Julian talks Theatre of NOTE and Shake with Joshua Fardon for LA Stage
WOW! “... numerous performance gems... particularly Michelle Gardner... Linda Graves... and Joe Egender is once again an electric stage presence. Provocative, engaging, funny ... riveting, Shake is likely to keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish—and give you plenty to talk about and reflect on.”
-Steven Stanley, StageSceneLA.com
“... Fardon concentrates on peeling back the layers meticulously... to capture the spirit of the human condition. Ms. Phelan and Mr. Egender... chemistry was visceral and quite mesmerizing... hauntingly romantic... Michelle Gardner... captures the true essence... fantastic ...”
-Sylvia Blush, LA Theatre Review
"... fascinating... intriguing... certainly compelling... clever... very funny... smart... "
-Jennie Webb, Backstage
“... the most impressive theatrical responses to 9/11... Masterful direction and an extraordinary cast... An essential addition to this summer's calendar.”
-Joseph Schneider, Tolucan Times
Playwright Joshua Fardon & director Kiff Scholl discuss Theatre of NOTE and the upcoming production of Shake with Indie 103 radio personality Liz Warner.