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Ordinarily, I try not to repeat my dR Daily selections, but I’m making an exception with Jobsite’s Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, which closes tonight. I see on the company’s website that there are still tickets left, and there really shouldn’t be — it’s that good.

I saw the production on opening night, and I guarantee you won’t forget it. Anna Deavere Smith’s script was taken directly from interviews in the aftermath of the Rodney King police beating and subsequent riots in 1992, and it remains stunningly, sadly relevant. Andresia Moseley is the only person on stage — she plays 27 characters in all, from Congresswoman Maxine Waters to actor Charlton Heston, from a white truck driver to a Korean-American liquor store owner — and with quicksilver adjustments in voice and physicality and only minimal costume changes, she makes each one distinct and indelible.

Moseley’s Twilight tour de force has already been named the Best Performance of 2020 by my friend Joseph Parra, who reviews for Broadway World and he sees everything. 

So take his advice, and mine: See this one!

Wed. Dec.  2, 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz, jobsitetheater.org. Seating arrangements have been adjusted to ensure social distancing. Options at press time included table seating for up to 4 and single balcony seats.

(PS: Speaking of star turns in one-person shows, Jobsite is streaming an earlier show from its season, the amazing Giles Davies in Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus. The video is available for rental through Dec. 3.)

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