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Profile by Katie Sanders of  Marie Claire Magazine:  Meet your new heroes… an opportunity for communities to come together to laugh, question, and learn.”

Post Traumatic Super Delightful (PTSD) is featured on Autostraddle:
Post Traumatic Super Delightful Uses Laughter To Talk About Campus Sexual Assault by Hannah Hodson – Playwright/Performer Antonia Lassar and Director Angela Dumlao discuss the play, its development, and its future on the road.

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“You wouldn’t expect a clown to know much about PTSD, but Antonia Lassar’s wise, warm and witty performance is totally on the nose. Moving and illuminating — a sweet surprise.”
– Michael Wolk, Artistic Director of All For One Theater

Photo Credit: Kati Frazier

Photo Credit: Kati Frazier

Lassar, a gifted physical comedian and incisive feminist-playwright, isn’t afraid to upend our perceptions of how assault reverberates for survivors, perpetrators, and bystanders alike … Director Angela Dumlao hones Lassar’s every comedic beat into an astonishingly expressive pantomime that both investigates the issue at hand and has the audience in stitches

Post Traumatic Super Delightful is a play that demands to be heard at schools, crisis centers, and theatres across the country. Lassar knows the sexual assault crisis on today’s campuses won’t be easily solved; the belief in live theatre’s ability to enlighten and heal is what fuels her superbly astute show.”
Jack Smart of Theatre is Easy (naming PTSD a “Best Bet”)

Photo Credit: Kati Frazier

Photo Credit: Kati Frazier

PTSD is thoughtfully written and charismatically performed by Antonia Lassar, who has a talent for accents and mannerisms … The way interviews are combined makes for a well-structured narrative and Angela Dumlao’s excellent direction keeps PTSD from becoming static … PTSD’s message is one that deserves to be shared, and one that needs to be heard.
– Valerie Cardinal of On Stage Ottawa

PTSD is singularly successful in creating a profoundly therapeutic and empowering theatrical experience that evokes laughter, sympathy, and healing – all within the span of 60 minutes …The key to the show’s success lies in the kind of laughter that the show inspires. The humor of PTSD is rooted in identification with the genuine honesty and unrelenting humanity of the show’s four characters … All four of the unnervingly realistic characters are performed with clearly distinct voices and personalities by the playwright, Antonia Lassar.”
Steve Schonberg of Center on the Aisle

Photo Credit: Kati Frazier

Photo Credit: Kati Frazier

“[Post Traumatic Super Delightful] is a profound piece about healing and finding the humor in life, after sexual assault. The play needs to go on tour to EVERY SINGLE college/university in the country. It is beautifully written and performed and the direction is crisp and fresh.”
Susanne Pinedo of Pinedo Public Relations

[Director Angela Dumlao] does an excellent job of crafting a performance that is engaging and sustainablePost Traumatic Super Delightful is an educational and thoughtful hour of your evening worth experiencing. Antonia Lassar is a true talent.”
Megan Lohne of New York Theatre Guide

Antonia Lassar is a powerhouse artist that makes her voice heard in all the right ways. Put Lassar and PTSD on your radar.”
Michael Block of Theater in the Now

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