I really can’t explain how much physical endurance was demanded from each performer. Knee slides, heavy lifting, choreographed staff fighting, and of course stomping were executed apparently effortlessly by the men and women on stage. I ran into the cast after the show at dinner, and had a moment to speak with performer John. He has been part of STOMP since the nineties and explained that much of memorizing the routines has to do with numbers. John’s energy had all clearly been focused into the show, and the man’s dedication was exemplified through his memorable performance.
Most importantly, STOMP is fun! There is audience interaction and the whole room lights up with every beat. STOMP holds onto its residency at the Orpheum Theatre in New York City, and is simultaneously traveling the world. Upcoming dates include Canada, the midwest, and east coast.
Stomp 2014 Tour Dates
I was provided complimentary tickets to see STOMP in Los Angeles, CA. Photos courtesy of STOMP. All opinions are 100% mine.