The North Pool Review Quotes

“ENGROSSING! SPLENDID AND MOVING.

Babak Tafti makes an auspicious New York stage debut as Khadim. Giovanna Sardelli has helmed this one not by steadily increasing the temperature but more like building a roller coaster, with sharp spikes of tension.”

– Mark Kennedy, Associated Press

“Both Turner and Tafti give intense performances.

Joseph’s ear for dialogue is well-tuned”

– Keith Staskiewicz, Entertainment Weekly

“INTENSE AND TIMELY! A NUCLEAR STANDOFF!

 Thanks to Giovanna Sardelli’s deft and unobtrusive direction, both actors match each other point-for-point and never miss a beat.”
– Zachary Stewart, TheaterMania

“GENIUS!

A masterful playwright, Joseph has captured intrigue with brevity. The North Pool will keep you talking and thinking for a long time, as this play and its timely themes continue to reemerge all around you.”
– Zachary Stewart, TheaterMania

“Babak Tafti masterfully dances through Khadim’s evolution.
Stephen Barker Turner disappears inside the subtle physicality of Danielson”

– Suzy Evans, Backstage

“REMARKABLY ENTICING AND SATISFYING!

As directed by Giovanna Sardelli, The North Pool carries the viewer from a disarmingly casual beginning to an involving, edge-of-your-seat encounter.”

– Diana Barth, The Epoch Times

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