In performance and in script, My Ocean is a gem of a show. Considered individually, each facet of Nadeem Phillip’s rendition of a bookish twelve-year-old glimmers brightly.
He can show you what it’s like to overflow with wide-eyed wonder at nature.
He can portray the impotent, naive rage of a young boy as he becomes aware of the horror and injustice in the world.
And he nails the raw physicality of a child doubled over in emotional pain.
It’s only as one is walking out, reflecting on what they’ve just experienced, that they begin to realize what a voyage it...