No, I was pleasantly AMAZED at Jenny Lee Wright’s one woman show — A Narcissistic Evening of neurotic behavior at Spoken Space Theatre tonight.
It was a FULL show — polished and well-prepared — and kept the house alive with loud, authentic laughter throughout.
This was a premier, and one night only. But the show is a done deal and begs for more productions.
Think Carol Burnett or Tracey Ullman for a new generation.
Jenny is completely at ease with her nine, distinct personalities, each of which is at ease moving between improv and story and conversing with the audience.
When I saw the promo videos, I thought, well…maybe it should be psychotic rather than neurotic. But no, neurotic fits. Also charming and adorable and alive and engaging.
My favorite was Ash, the yoga girl, and Donna, “the voice of reason inside Jenny’s head.”
A really awesome accomplishment, and I’m proud to have been a part of this show getting its start in a small theatre in Salisbury, NC.
Now, I anxiously await to see where it goes next.