GIDION’S KNOT Reviews

"A brave, disturbing but accessible piece of theater" -Pioneer Press "extremely compelling theater" -Cherry and Spoon "offers contemporary resonances and eschews easy answers" -Pioneer Press "A topical two-hander about free speech ,violence and the effects of bullying." -Star Tribune "intense, dark, and often perceptive" -City Pages "two strong actors in difficult roles" -Minnpost

Gidion’s Knot plays at Pillsbury House Theatre through March 23rd, 2014. Reserve your tickets today online or by calling 612-825-0459.

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Reviews

‘Gidion’s Knot’ review: Play is tough, uncomfortable, well-wrought
by Dominic P. Papatola, Pioneer Press

“There are many things to admire about Johnna Adams’ play, “Gidion’s Knot,” now on stage at Pillsbury House Theatre. It’s a brave, disturbing but accessible piece of theater that offers contemporary resonances and eschews easy answers.” Read the full review »

‘Gidion’s Knot,’ Johnna Adams’ tense drama, makes Minnesota premiere at Pillsbury House
by Rohan Preston, Star Tribune

“A topical two-hander about free speech, violence and the effects of bullying, Adams’ play is a study in tragic tension.” Read the full review »

“Gidion’s Knot” at Pillsbury House Theater – Review by Cherry and Spoon

“All you need to know is that it’s an intense 90 minutes of theater dealing with issues that face kids and parents and teachers today, well-written and brilliantly acted.”

Kapil and Esping Give Riveting Performances in Gidion’s Knot
by John Townsend, Lavender Magazine

“A masterful play masterfully executed.” Read the full review »

A violent acts haunts the characters in Gidion’s Knot
by Ed Huyck, City Pages

“The two spar for more than an hour, giving the two actors, Laura Esping as Ms. Clark and Aditi Kapil as Corryn, a challenging platform on which to thrive. Johnna Adams’ script provides them both a chance to create characters with real depth and plenty of rough edges to create friction” Read the full review »

Artscape: On “Matisse” at MIA, “Gidion’s Knot” at Pillsbury, and ticket-buying issues at Orchestra Hall
by Pamela Espeland, MinnPost

“Laura Esping and Aditi Kapil are two strong actors in difficult roles’” Read the full review »

Features

The Current’s Weekend Arts Round-Up, March 13, 2014

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Playwright Johnna Adams makes Minn. debut with ‘Gidion’s Knot’
by Rohan Preston, Star Tribune

“It has taken Johnna Adams two decades and a similar number of plays to achieve a taste of the commercial success of which most American playwrights dream. And she is one of the lucky ones.” Read the full story »

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