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Spitting In The Face Of The Devil @ Whitefire Theatre Solofest 2018
The Whitefire Theatre
Sherman Oaks, CA
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Spitting In The Face Of The Devil @ Whitefire Theatre Solofest 2018
Can you imagine discovering that your father is a predator?

Hailed by critics as "brilliant", "masterful" and "unforgettable", Spitting In The Face Of The Devil is New York monologist Bob Brader's gripping true story of discovering that his abusive and charismatic ex-Marine father is a pedophile. A powerful tale of personal survival and triumph that pertains to today's focus on sexual predators, Spitting In The Face Of The Devil is a 7-Time Best of Fest Award-Winner, including Best Show of the London Fringe and Best Script and Best Encore at NYC's United Solo Theatre Festival. Brader's daring, uplifting, often comedic play has garnered acclaim at the New York International, San Francisco, Orlando International, Victoria and Montreal Fringe Festival. It has been produced in San Francisco, Fresno and San Diego and now makes its LA debut in association with Whitefire Theatre's Solofest 2018, the largest solo festival on the west coast.

The show is written and performed by Bob Brader, directed and developed by Suzanne Bachner with lighting design by Cory Pattak Produced by Gwenn Morreale.

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Raves for Spitting In The Face Of The Devil:

"Eighty minutes of brilliance!"
- The Dish, London

"A must see performance that will make you laugh, cry and  just feel good!"
- London Free Press

A powerful one-man showBrader is a riveting actor as well as storyteller!
- Jean Lowerison, San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

"Brader keeps the audience mesmerized!"
- UPTOWN Magazine, Winnipeg

"Spitting In The Face Of The Devil is a truly AMAZING one-man show. I was bowled over by the way Bob Brader is able to blend a dark, agonizing family history with laugh-out-loud comedy. Bob Brader is the next Spalding Gray; I kid you not!"
- Michelle Stevens, PhD, Founder and Executive Director of Post-Traumatic Success, Author of Scared Selfless

"Undeniably impressive...I found myself absorbed in his performance. That is a rare feat for any art form to achieve."
- Theresa Perkins, My Theatre World

"In Brader's talented, sensitive, caring hands Spitting In The Face Of The Devil is as compelling and engrossing as it is devastating and unforgettable....geniusI cannot recommend this show too highly."
- The Calgary Sun

"It knocked me right out of my seat...a solo show by the energy ball known as Bob Brader...a polished, expertly written piece of theatre...absolutely enthralling, its Braders performance that makes this show so brilliant. The show is a triumph. And I never say shit like that."
- Culture Vulture Victoria

"Brader's high energy performance and gripping story will wow you. A Tour de Force performance. SEE IT!"


The Whitefire Theatre (View)
13500 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
United States


Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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