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Praise for A Pickle

Angela Timberman as Doris.

Critics and audiences agree: Really Spicy Opera’s production of A Pickle is a hit! This play by Deborah Yarchun is the first show at the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival to sell out twice, with a sold-out opening and its second performance entirely sold out in advance.

Critics have been unanimous in praising the production. The Twin Cities Arts Reader praised Angela Timberman’s performance, calling her “one of the best comedic actresses in the Twin Cities…in full form with excellent comic timing…this beautifully lit comedy goes deep and comes out ahead.” The Star Tribune agreed, noting, “the show talks prejudice without being preachy, and the comedic dialogue is impressively colorful. Actress Angela Timberman positively shines in her one-hour monologue, never slowing for a minute.”

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Advance Praise for A Pickle

Really Spicy Opera’s A Pickle, a one-woman play by Deborah Yarchun, has been generating strong advance buzz from theatre critics. Matthew A. Everett of Single White Fringe Geek named it one of his Top 20 shows to see, praising the script and the chance to see “the phenomenal local actress and comedienne Angela Timberman” on stage. Pamela Espeland named it one of a dozen must-see shows.

A Pickle stars Angela Timberman as Doris and is directed by Basil Considine. The play opens at the Ritz Studio Theater in Northeast Minneapolis on Friday, August 4 at 10 PM, and also plays:

  • Sun, 8/6 @ 5:30 pm
  • Wed, 8/9 @ 5:30 pm
  • Sat, 8/12 @ 7:00 pm
  • Sun, 8/13 @ 1:00 pm

Runtime: 55 minutes.