"The woman's eye is on the ball. Her objective is to tell an important, moving
and entertaining story . . . she behaves with the class and gravity and
self-assurance of a stage veteran. She already seems like a giant to me,
though I get the sense that she is also at the beginning stages of
a journey that will make her even more of one."
- TRAVALANCH Theater Review: No Need for Seduction
by Trav S.D.
"There is something about Victoria Libertore's one-woman show No Need For Seduction
that strikes you. Perhaps it's Libertore's candid storytelling style . . .
whatever the reason, it stays with you, and I think that is exactly the point. . .
Libertore is a very capable storyteller, and the monologue format suits her well.
There are times where you feel as if you are a guest at a fantastical dinner party,
listening to her sweeping tale."
- GOMAG.COM Theater Review: No Need for Seduction
by Dana Piccoli
"Sheer mind-bending originality . . . hypnotic." -Dfdanse
"On any given night of the week you may find her in some darkened theater commanding
the stage with all the raw power of a goddess, or a queen. Sometimes she's a masochist.
Sometimes she's a crone. At all times she is in absolute control."
On the surface No Need for Seduction might be mistaken for a travel-log,
or a sexy, romantic romp through the mind of a provocative and beautiful,
if neurotic, seductress. It is all of that. But it is also deeply revelatory
and cathartic in the most delightful, disturbing and subtle of ways.
mdransom.blogspot.com Theater Review: No Need for Seduction by MD ransom
"A sense of hard-won knowingness and comfort within one's body and within one's
space--that's Libertore's My Journey of Decay.
And her slouch-hatted easing into Citizen Cope's Sideways--
"These feelings won't go away/They've been knockin' me sideways"--knocked me sideways."
-Eva Yaa Asantewaa, infinitebody.blogspot.com/
"My Journey of Decay" brings you on a journey into the depths of human fragility
and strength told through a fully embodied character that can make you laugh
and cry at the same time."
-Karen Bernard, Director of New Dance Alliance
"My Journey of Decay is grotesque, sexy, heart-wrenching and hilarious.
What's more, is it's extremely thoughtful and personal. Everything I expect
from Victoria Libertore."
-JD Carter, Associate Director, terraNOVA Collective
"Victoria Libertore, new-vaudevillian, performed a series of sketches -
involving lip-synching to Frank Sinatra and others, a Tickle Me Elmo doll . . .
that ranged from show-stoppingly funny to over-the-edge dark humor . . .worth the
price of admission; the sharp-eyed battle-of-the-sexes vignettes came for no extra charge."
-Miriam Seidel, The Philadelphia Inquirer
"Victoria Libertore is a darkly humorous performance artist also known as Howling Vic who
dons her blue-wigged Liza persona as curator and host." - The New Yorker
"A local comic vet." -Time Out New York
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