Aspergers: Independence Day
Despite some opening night missteps, this is a show with heart.
Company: Autistic Productions
Venue: 30 — Platform Centre
If you don't have an established following yet, the opening night can be tough when you need to fill seats. My heart goes out to all performers, but specifically the storytellers and comedians who thrive on a specific type of interaction. Opening night, Adam Schwartz might not have had the largest crowd, but it didn't slow him down.
The program lists the show as storytelling, but there is a comic side to it as well as Adam shares his experiences of moving out of his parents' home and observations of his life with Asperger's. There were a couple of small hiccups, the show is still finding its legs.
This has heart, this has humor, this is a show with smiles.- Bradley Sawatzky
I'm a personal fan of a short show but even I was surprised when the 45 minute performance was done at 30 minutes. This has heart, this has humour, this is a show with smiles.