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Wanderlust (produced by Gemma Wilcox Productions)
Performing Arts Center - Naropa University
Boulder, CO
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Wanderlust (produced by Gemma Wilcox Productions)
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WANDERLUST

Created & Performed by Martin Dockery (NYC)
Directed by Jean-Michele Gregory

2 NIGHTS ONLY!
Sat, May 7 @ 8pm  
Sun, May 8 @ 6pm

"tour de force. Dockery is the real deal, and Wanderlust is magical." -Orlando Sentinel

After a decade of temping, a man embarks on a solo trip deep into Africa. There he demands an Epiphany. Any Epiphany at all. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Dockery brings his unique brand of highly energetic storytelling to BOULDER, COLORADO in this one-of-a-kind hilarious and true adventure.

5 STARS "The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

5 STARS "Toronto Eye Weekly

5 STARS "The Edmonton Sun

5 STARS "The Edmonton Journal

5 STARS "The Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK

5 STARS "Monday Magazine, Victoria, BC

5 STARS "The Vancouver Sun

5 STARS "The Georgia Straight

5 STARS "The Orlando Sentinel

"Spectacularly good...Absolutely unforgettable."
- nytheatre.com

Working with director Jean-Michele Gregory (The Last Cargo Cult, by Mike Daisey), Dockery has toured throughout 2009 & 2010, performing his stories to sold-out houses in twenty cities across North America, including his hometown New York.
                           
Martin Dockery - Wanderlust  Awards & Reviews

2009-2011 DISTINCTIONS

2011 Adelaide Critics Circle Award -Adelaide Fringe Festival, Wanderlust
2010 Pick of the Fringe -Vancouver Fringe Festival
2010 Hold-Over -Edmonton Fringe Festival
2010 Entire run sold-out -Edmonton Fringe Festival
2010 Entire run sold-out -Victoria Fringe Festival Wanderlust
2010 Multiple Sell Outs Award -Rogue Festival, Wanderlust
2010 Best in Fest -Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg Fringe Festival, The Bike Trip
2010 Best in Fest -Orlando Sentinel, Orlando Fringe Festival, The Bike Trip
2010 Held-Over -New York FRIGID Fest, The Bike Trip
2009 Best Solo Performance -San Francisco Fringe Festival, The Surprise
2009 Outstanding Solo Performer -Nominee New York Innovative Theater Awards, The Surprise
2009 Outstanding Short Play -Nominee New York Innovative Theater Awards, The Surprise
2009 Best of Fest -Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Wanderlust
2009 Best Original Work -London Fringe Festival, Wanderlust
2009 Impresario Award -London Fringe Festival, Wanderlust
2009 Sold Out Award -Orlando Fringe Festival, Wanderlust
2009 Best in Venue -Orlando Fringe Festival, Wanderlust
2009 soloNOVA Breakthrough Performer of the Year -NY soloNOVA Festival, The Surprise
2009 Audience Choice Award -New York FRIGID Fest, The Surprise

2011 REVIEW EXCERPTS for WANDERLUST

"Enthralling... Had [us] literally on the edge of [our] seats"- The Advertiser, Adelaide, Australia, 2/23

"Storytelling at its best." -Adelaide Theatre Guide, Australia, 2/24

"masterful storytelling odyssey."-Rip It Up Magazine (The Fix), Adelaide, Australia, 2/25

2010 REVIEW EXCERPTS for WANDERLUST
"must-see!" -The Vancouver Sun, 9/13

"must-see!" -The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, 9/9

"dynamic, fast-paced, quirky, and hilarious odyssey."
-"Plank Magazine, Vancouver, 9/13

"Wanderlust never ceases to entertain or to amaze."
-Monday Mag, Victoria, 9/1

"Reflective, analytic, self-deprecating and hilarious."
-Edmonton Sun, 8/12

"You can virtually feel the crazy momentum of it blowing through your hair." -Edmonton Journal, 8/11

"BrilliantÃ,¦ relatable... humbling."
-See Magazine, Edmonton, 8/15

"A tremendous feat from a consummate entertainer."
-"Vue Weekly, Edmonton, 8/15

"Dockery is OMFG funny. The show is incredible."
-Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, 7/30

"A wonderful storyteller. -Planet S Magazine, 8/2

"Laugh out loud...Moments of complete vulnerability are offered with unabashed humor." -Charleston City Paper, 6/6

                   
2009 REVIEW EXCERPTS for WANDERLUST

"The #1 thing to do in Toronto."-Eyeweekly.com, July 6, 2009

"You're not likely to find many storytellers better than Martin Dockery... Could probably make a grocery list sound fascinating."-The CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp), 7/15

"An astounding feat of storytelling...blisteringly funny... Very close to perfect." -Toronto Eye Weekly, 7/6

"A born storyteller whose evocative language had the audience completely enthralled...Exceptional comic timing and delivery." -The Winnipeg Sun, 7/16

"Fluid and fast-paced...vivid and warmly funny."
-Winnipeg Free Press, 7/16

"A geyser of poetic insights and comic zingers."
-Uptown Magazine, 7/24

"Invigorating... I am mesmerized." -London Free Press, 6/27

"tour de force. Dockery is the real deal, and Wanderlust is magical." -Orlando Sentinel, 5/18

"Spectacularly good... Absolutely unforgettable." -nytheatre.com, 4/18/08

Links to the original articles can be found at www.martindockery.com

Press Contact: Gemma Wilcox | gemma@gemmawilcox.com |




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Performing Arts Center - Naropa University
2130 Arapahoe Ave.
Boulder, CO 80302
United States


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On BPT Since: Nov 16, 2008
 
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