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"Sarah Levine Simon has written a 75 minute play, THE PORTRAIT, in the spirit of Noel Coward or perhaps Oscar Wilde with a humorous twist. Roger Hendricks Simon has directed the play with an appropriate high style." "On Sunday, January 16 I had the opportunity to see Sarah Levine Simon's play THE PORTRAIT. I found the dialogue and actions rich and layered. We certainly got a portrait of this family. I also found the characterizations unique, the staging interesting and innovative."
"The play is billed as 'a new comedy of bad manners' and is played as farce. However what resonated for me were the serious themes of family history, relationships and greed. As it stands now, THE PORTRAIT is an enjoyable evening of theatre and potentially a meaningful one."
"The cast of  THE PORTRAIT includes Roger Hendricks Simon who directs and plays Henry as well as a group of talented professional actors. James Leaf as Marty Finkelstein, the young cousin, brings a jolt of energy to the stage, and Jessica Eleonor Grant shows off a gorgeous voice as Marty's wife, who is a singer. The play is produced by ADLIB PRODUCTIONS and THE SIMON STUDIO. Run by Roger Hendricks Simon, this is coaching/training space for actors, directors and writers."
"Thanks for having me come to your production of THE PORTRAIT. I greatly enjoyed it. Not only your acting, but also your directing, and of course Sarah's writing. It's wonderful to watch veteran actors do their thing. You are to be congratulated for putting together such an illustrious cast."
"I loved ... [The Portrait] play last night. Charming. Delicious! The direction was fab. Brilliant. Perfect set and costumes. All the actors were perfect. Really classy, the entire production."