"...most charismatic and emotionally complicated performance."
"...a native New York sprite with rubber legs and megawatt energy..."
"...to ACT and to RAP and DANCE...
It's not easy to find people with that skill set..."
“The resemblance is uncanny!”
FOX 5 NEWS
Press & Reviews
“An amazing job!
I’m clapping it up!”
NEW EDITION/BELL BIV DEVOE
Photo courtesy of Art of Noise
“Remembering Left Eye” Editorial, Al Shaw Ki
“It was incredible. I cried.
Like, her spirit is Lisa.”
"A virtually unrelenting energy pulsates throughout '2 the Left'"
ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION
“Ms. Hutchinson...is an eye-opening talent to watch... a wealth of charisma that is absolutely jaw-dropping”
ATLANTA THEATRE BUZZ
"This show is
crazy, sexy cool!"
AL SHAW KI,
ART OF NOISE MAGAZINE
“I shall never be the same... ALL I could say about the Enlightened, EduTaining, Extraordinary One-Woman Stage Play is FABULOUS with Thousands Exclamation marks.”
TELEVISION & RADIO BROADCAST, NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINE & ONLINE PUBLICATION FEATURES INCLUDE:
"Kerisse's play will, at last, let the world get to know the authentic Lisa Lopes, thus continuing her legacy and her message of maintaining a healthy body, mind, and soul.... In my humble opinion, Kerisse is exactly the type of person able to execute a project such as this and reach audiences across the globe."
RONALD LOPES, LISA LOPES' BROTHER
"I was just stunned! I could hear Lisa speaking but Kerisse was speaking... I really enjoyed it and it brought back so many memories of all the years that she was here.”
CHARLES LOPES, LISA LOPES' UNCLE
"I felt like I was spending the evening with Lisa. It was just very real to me. It was just Lisa. That was Lisa to me.” KAREN JOHNSON, LISA LOPES' AUNT
“Lisa would have really loved it… sat back and would’ve really loved what you’ve done with her life story.”
TANGI FORMAN, LISA LOPES’ COUSIN/BEST FRIEND
“Amazing job! It was as if Lisa never left.”
OTRINA SMITH, LISA LOPES’ FRIEND
Kerisse & Ronald,
Birthday celebration for Lisa
Otrina, Kerisse, and Tangi,
Uncle Charles, Auntie Karen, Ronald, Mindy, Reigndrop, Brandi & Shamari (Blaque), Ellen Sue & Husband, Ronnie Devoe (BBD), Synchronicity Performance
PRESS & INDUSTRY REVIEWS
"A poignant, one-woman-symphony that extracts the pain and the playfulness from Lopes,
while examining the true makings of a supernova...
~ART OF NOISE MAGAZINE, “REMEMBERING LEFT EYE” EDITORIAL REVIEW, FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE
“A nuanced and emotionally-rich performance… spotlights provocative questions and universal themes and subject matters that appeal to and stir multicultural audiences.”
RACHEL MAY, SYNCHRONICITY THEATRE CO-FOUNDER AND PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
MARGUERITE HANNAH, HORIZON THEATRE COMPANY ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
“Truly delivers a tour de force performance. Entertaining, nostalgic and a spiritual experience. WOW!!!
I'm STILL stirred and ‘disrupted'.”
JERRY LAMOTHE, AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR, AMOUR INFINITY
"Beautiful, bold, and important work. I will carry that performance with me for a while."
ANGELA FARR SCHILLER, PHD., COBB ENERGY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE DIRECTOR OF ARTS EDUCATION