Press for "Ajax in Iraq"
"As a play meant to highlight the ugliness of combat, focusing the story line on military sexual assault also seemed a natural way to update the original"
"NMA seeks to push forward
the form of theatre."
"Critic's Pick: Director-Choreographer John Farmanesh-Bocca rallies his stalwart Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble forces into breathtaking kinetic cohesion ... it would be madness to miss it!"
"In every way Ajax in Iraq is a consummate collective victory by the Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble."
"GO - Aaron Hendry [gives] a performance of unparalleled ferocity."
"Not Man Apart, with its shocking, powerful production of Ajax in Iraq, would make Sophocles proud."
"Any answers--if there are answers--must come from us. "Ajax in Iraq" asks the questions, in such a way as we feel compelled to look for an answer. Which is what theatre does at its very very best."
Paul Myrvold's Theatre Notes
"A superb piece of theatre...timely and potent."
"Even before we learn the nature of her ordeal, Munch powerfully conveys the toll of her war experience."
"Four Stars ... The powerful, uncompromising Ajax in Iraq is notable in every respect: acting, directing, costumes, sound, and musical effects."
"If you get a chance to see it...run, run, run, and take a vet."