REVIEWS

Artifice

"Light, breezy, clever and fun... Anne Flanagan’s quirky script, wastes no time immersing its audience in the world of egotistical artists, conniving dealers and vengeful wealthy patrons.

It’s the perfect setting for intrigue and a bit of misdirection comedy." 

- HERALD TIMES

"Everyone has more than one moment in the sun in this very funny show.  Artifice is an entertaining and nicely worked-out farce."

 -  INDIANA PUBLIC RADIO

"An excellent play. A sophisticated comedy... leaves the audience laughing out loud."

  - SANDUSKY REGISTER

  

"Artifice is wonderfully fast-paced, consistently unexpected and just the right amount of awkward."

 - THE INDEPENDENT

"Artifice uses comedy to display issues such as deceit, betrayal, and truth through the lens of the ridiculous and the absurd. You don't want to miss this incredible, fun-filled show."

- DALLAS THEATRE JOURNAL

“A tale of money, masterpieces and marriage, Artifice is a sharp, fast-paced comedy of both wit and heart; a beautiful artwork unto itself, and a brilliant find for the local theater scene."

 - ORANGE COUNTY TRIBUNE

"Artifice leaps off the pages with reckless abandon [and in] the most belly achingly funny way imaginable.”

 - WESTMINSTER HERALD JOURNAL

 

“When the chaos commences, so does the rip-roaring fun.”

 - ITHACA JOURNAL

 

 “Very funny.”

 - MANKATO FREE PRESS

 

"A lot of comedy enlivens the stage as eight disparate characters meet, scheme, and entertain." - HOUSTON PRESS

"There is a lot of wit in the script… [and] about as much froth on this show as lemon meringue pie."

- WEAREGREENBAY.COM

 

"Artifice is an enjoyable evening of light fare."

- HOUSTON THEATER YEAR

 

"The audience for Artifice includes anybody that wants to laugh."

 - MIDLAND REPORTER TELEGRAM

"Winner of several awards, Flanagan's play offers a fun, breezy look at artists, dealers and patrons as they all try to outwit each other."

- FOCUS DAILY NEWS

“Artifice is a hilarious night out at the theater."

 - THE COLUMN

 

"Flanagan has great character development, and the script is intelligent, with some surprises along the way."

- SHARP CRITIC

"Artifice is a farcical romp centered on art and a cast of eccentric characters who love art."

 - Reno Arts News

 

"Artifice is a one wild ride."

- Reno News and Review