In this uproarious solo play, Kristina DeGiovanni delves into the whirlwind world of corporate chaos with unmatched comedic finesse. From the moment she steps on stage, it’s a riotous adventure as she seamlessly transforms into an array of characters that you’re likely to encounter in the modern workplace. Her character impressions are so brilliant you’ll find yourself momentarily forgetting that just one person is commanding the stage.

In her show, Kristina’s character is paid to impersonate a passionate data analyst to keep up workplace appearances, it’s not her dream role but what she hears is… she got the part! And now it’s time to go method in her acting approach. 

Beyond the hilarity lies a layer of authenticity and vulnerability that resonates profoundly. Kristina navigates the challenges of the corporate realm with a relatability that tugs at the heartstrings. Her performance captivates with wit, charm, and magnetic skill. 

With an intoxicating blend of humour and satire, this production is an absolute must-see that guarantees a night of unadulterated laughter. 

Alexandra Scordato’s direction of the show is nothing short of superb for a Fringe production, effectively utilising a minimal set and lighting to create a theatrical minimalist interpretation of the corporate American environment. Kristina’s solo prowess fills the stage with boundless energy, conjuring a bustling office populated with an eclectic cast of characters that come to life in her capable hands including the docile slow talking, obliviously underachieving Georgia to the villain at the heart of the show Jefe. 

The Temp effortlessly blends uproarious comedy with astute commentary on ambition. Kristina’s writing is just as strong as her solo performance carrying impeccable timing, seamless character transitions, and an infectious energy that ignites the room. The show’s incisive take on corporate absurdity is both relatable and hilarious, capturing the essence of modern work life with uncanny accuracy. 

The show would easily transfer to a suitable venue and could easily be extended by a further thirty to forty-five minutes but in case that does not happen, I certainly recommend one books tickets right away.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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