|Nicole Jeannine Smith (Tampa, FL) presents:
Thurs May 11 6:15pm, Sat May 13 8pm, Sun May 14 12pm
Lady Love explores the relationship between two intelligent outsiders, who fall in love while she has her freedom and he is serving a life sentence in prison. Written and performed by Nicole Jeannine Smith. Directed by Giles Davies.
Previous winners of Creative Loafing’s Best of The Bay Award for “Best Reason to Take Theater Seriously”!
PRESS & REVIEWS
“…Smith’s Kane — directed by Giles Davies — was so emotionally authentic, you had to believe that she was enduring a dangerous clinical depression before your eyes. It’s artistic candor like this that got some of us hooked on theater in the first place…” Creative Loafing
“But then we come to the truly outstanding performances: Nicole Jeannine Smith as Ophelia and Giles Davies as the Gravedigger. Smiths Ophelia is so resplendent, you want to say, yes, this is Shakespeare. Smiths level of acting answers questions we didnt realize we were asking: it shows us an Ophelia so giddily in love with Hamlet, so impressionable and oversensitive, her eventual madness when her father dies feels psychologically inevitable.” Creative Loafing
“Renowned Tampa stage vet Nicole Jeannine Smith is fabulous as Bessie, who does much of the narration. Bessie is also the most spirited of the three wives, which seems well suited for Smith. ” The Bradenton Times