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Theatre Reviews an actor:


Support Group for Men

Bergman, in particular, is incredible in this, playing the complicated Roger with suggestions of tenderness, depression and bristling volatility. At the start, he is the hardest character to read, yet Bergman makes Roger the beating heart of the show. It’s a tightrope walk of a performance.

-Benjamin Carr 

Atlanta Journal Constitution


While the entire cast excels, Evan Bergman stands out for is layered portrayal of Roger, the gruff, blue-collar curmudgeon, who needs a crowbar to open up.

   The Atlanta 100

Wonderful Town

With just one musical number, “Pass the Football,” Evan Bergman pretty much steals the show as Wreck, an off-season football player and neighbor. Bergman has talent, and lots of it. That number alone could make the show worth seeing.

-Clare Aukofer

C’ville Pulse, Charlottesville, VA

Big Love


Bergman is raw and primal as Constantine, the ultimate misogynist brute. Bergman's monologue about the expectation that men should be animalistic killers during war and repress those urges the rest of the time is one of the most riveting moments of the show.


-Candace Chaney 

Herald Leader, Lexington, KY


A Streetcar Named Desire


Bergman plays Stanley as a gregarious fellow who easily slips into his dark, violent side. But through his charisma, you see why people are attracted to him, from his bowling buddies to his loyal wife.  Bergman manages his tone beautifully to highlight key portions of the scenes and come across as reasonable, albeit barely.

Clark and Bergman...bring palpable chemistry to their performances...leading two of this production’s strongest scenes.

-Rich Copley

Herald Leader, Lexington, KY


Burn This

Bergman makes a jarring, memorable and highly entertaining entrance as the frantic, coked-up, hyper-masculine restaurant manager...there is something captivating about the gems of truth and guttural honesty in his coarse diatribes. Pale's tough veneer begins to crack, and it becomes obvious he is reeling from the death of his brother. 
Bergman and Clark have terrific chemistry. But the most impressive aspect of their roles is a palpable sense of fear and confusion about their characters' feelings. 



The Odd Couple

 Bergman and Hull each brought considerable nuance to their roles, which gave the comedy weight and substance between the laughs. Bergman's freewheeling swagger as the overly lax Oscar is a formidable foil for Hull's uptight neuroticisms as Felix.

-Candace Chaney 

Herald Leader, Lexington, KY a director:

Lonely Planet

Director Evan Bergman deftly marshals Hull and Vannoy in exploring the organic, palpable, humorous and, at times, even mysterious chemistry between friends Jody and Carl, two gay men who weather the vast loss of friends to the first large wave of AIDS cases in the early 1980s. Bergman particularly excels at drawing the audience into the private sphere of the men's friendship by allowing the pacing of their performances to unfold organically. A long, complexly choreographed faux combat scene in which the two buddies use rolled-up maps as pretend swords and play out a fake battle does little to advance an anti-AIDS agenda, but much toward establishing the delightfully silly, ordinary magic of the pair's friendship.


-Candace Chaney is a Lexington-based writer and critic


The Hot l Baltimore

Director Evan Bergman skillfully cultivates the biographical and emotional intricacies of Wilson's complex characters, who collectively represent a cross section of modern maladies. The character's interactions are particularly well choreographed, and at times overlap, with different shouting matches erupting at the same time. It's okay that you can't hear everything everyone is saying all the time. The point is not necessarily what they are saying but how they are colliding, attacking each other before making small truces and later coming together as a group before breaking apart again. Perhaps the play is best appreciated as a character study. Bergman's casting is spot on.

                                                                                                                                                                                  -Candace Chaney,

Herald Leader, Lexington, KY

    Peter and the Starcatcher


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