Natasha Sutton Williams oozes talent. As Sigmund Freud, in this one-woman show, directed by Dominic McHale, she squirms, growls, snarls, leers, pretends to be a cat, plays the role of several highly neurotic patients, puppets a tiny child with a penis obsession – among other things.
At the same time this show’s 13 original songs (nice range of styles) give us Williams singing in a rather beautiful mezzo, dropping an octave for a gravelly base, squeaking like a five year old and voicing each of her characters differently.
She also has an admirable ability for pitching start notes with accuracy before the onstage pianist begins the accompaniment. It’s a startling, edgy and impressive performance.
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