Manitoba·★★★ Review


THREE STARS OCD is a likeable one-woman show but there's not much of a plot or a point.

THREE STARS | OCD is a likeable one-woman show but there's not much of a plot or a point

(Defiance Theatre)

Rating: ★★★

Company: Defiance Theatre, Edmonton

Genre: Play — Comedy

Venue: 9 — Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg

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This play is 46 minutes long.

It takes place at Venue 9.

It features one actor.

If you're hung up on numbers, you already have a lot in common with Louise Casemore, the writer and performer of OCD.

In this light little show, she plays Jenna, a young woman whose life is ruled by obsessive compulsive disorder. As a child, she even went to a cognitive behavioural camp "where kids traded issues like baseball cards."

Casemore is a likeable performer who scores on the strength of her charm. But that's about all there is to this play. There's not much of a plot or even a point.

OCD gets three stars instead of two thanks to one last number, 14. That's how many minutes shorter it is than the advertised running time.

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