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From Dilettante Performer To Professional Playwright / Manicomio / Check In To Zombie Joe's Very Own Asylum
Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre in North Hollywood has another strange, scary, engaging, euphoric, hypnotic and extremely eclectic performance art piece you must see — called “Manicomio.”
This show is about a place no one ever wants to go to, either mentally or physically — but once you‘re in (and you go in), this amazingly complex performance piece will take your own mind places in your own head you never thought you had. This one truly left me thinking after I left the theatre (and then wanting to see it again to verify my own conclusions) — it was chilling.
Manicomio (originally an Italian word from the 1500’s and later carried over to the Spanish community) is pronounced “[mah-ne-co’-me-o]” — which literally translated means, “asylum or hospital for the mentally ill.” That’s exactly where you are when you see this. You have a front row seat to what can only be described as an experience that I could never explain properly. You have to ‘experience’ it for yourself. Now do you want to meet the inmates at this ‘asylum?’
This amazing performance piece was conceived and directed by Sebastian Muñoz, who you can tell put a great amount of heart and soul into this project! I really did have to absorb this one, even while writing this review. Zombie Joe’s has tapped the inner mind and all the dark sides and aspect of what most nightmares are made in this production of Manicomio. It feels like an insane asylum and the performers give it a nice personal touch before and during the show. (You’ll have to experience that too for yourself!) There’s some audience interaction. There are candles. There’s humor. There’s music. There are adult themes and the possibility you might be a little confused and slightly scared. That’s what makes it such a truly memorable performance piece experience to watch. You just have to see it to believe it!
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