Recommendation by Alexander Dinelaris, Academy Award winning screenwriter of Birdman
“Every so often the stars align. In this case those stars are Nordlinger and Nazimova. Channeling the spirit and sensuality of an artist to whom attention must be paid, Romy Nordlinger give us a tiny window into the complicated life of a complicated and tenacious woman of the theater.”
Places is relevant for now. Nazimova was ahead of her time fighting the things that women are still fighting for today. We cannot be put in closets or be punished for our talent due to our sexual preferences. Romy Nordlinger shows us the life, energy and drive behind this woman who paved the way for so many others.
Romy Nordlinger is brilliant in the role of Alla Nazimova. She brings her character to life and captures the passion, the drama, and the humor of the spirited actress. Nordlinger's reimagining of Nazimova's personal and professional life is inspirational, a beautifully honest portrayal of a talented woman who was a true trailblazer for the LGBT community.
Romy Nordlinger gives a magnetic performance as Alla Nazimova, the stage and silent movie star in Places.
The glamorous Ms. Nordlinger dramatically enters and charismatically holds forth for 65 minutes. With skillful comic timing, slight Russian inflections and emotional range, she enacts the life story of the performer who was once widely celebrated and then faded into relative obscurity.
Romy Nordlinger has crafted a fascinating account of the glamorous, forward-thinking theater and silent screen star Alla Nazimova, who shares her life story from beyond the veil. Nordlinger’s solo, multi-media performance is charming, humorous and candid.
Nordlinger, who portrays Nazimova, with stylized grace and aplomb, reveals the arc of Nazimova’s evolution.
She portrays the actress as a seductive hedonist with unmatched confidence and decadent proclivities.
A tour-de-force solo performance by Romy Nordlinger.
Nordlinger is glamourous and bright as Nazimova, yet she captures her sensitivity and grit as well.
Nordlinger and Nazimova give us a surprising and moving evening of theater.
Stephen James Anthony and Romy Nordlinger turn in wonderful performances. Ms. Nordlinger is sultry, sexy, and vulnerable as Ginger.
Nordlinger’s interloping Ginger is sexy and mysterious, as she should be, but also vulnerable and sensitive.
Romy Nordlinger is feline and confident. The tension is palpable.
The excellent actors and their director mine the script for every ounce of truth as the layers are peeled away bit by bit.
Along with Mr. Townsend, actors Chris Ceraso and Romy Nordlinger are standouts.
- Clurman Theatre, Theatre Row
The return of the charismatic Romy Nordlinger.
Nordlinger’s Kathy is expertly woven; her naïveté and youth is handled with humor and sensitivity.
As the ruler’s mistress, Romy Nordlinger expertly traces an arc from sickened complicity to a kind of bitter wisdom - an awakening Camus demands of us all.
A few actors rise above the general narrative to be heard and seen as real characters, notably Romy Nordlinger as Caesonia.
- Kirk Theatre, Off Broadway
Romy is a tiny powerhouse, infusing Becky Bloom with such dignity that even her self-doubt seems empowered.
The big bright spot is Romy Nordlinger, who shows a great deal of wit, flair, and comic timing in her portrayal of Becky.
- Abingdon Theatre, Off Broadway