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The Year of the Cello
“Wen is played by Rong Fu... she was absolutely marvellous. Her passion simply radiates from her throughout... This is truly an outstanding performance.” - Janine Marley (A View From the Box)

“Rong Fu is delightful as she quietly, but masterfully recounts the memoirs with an air of confidence... She gives the poetry a purposeful dignity.” - Dave Rabjohn (Our Theatre Voice)
 

Fu is such a focussed, watchable performer that she brings layers of mystery to the often inscrutable text.” - Glenn Sumi (Now Magazine)

“…Wen (a soulful Rong Fu) recalls the Hong Kong of the 1930s… the monologue, delivered with robust precision by Fu, are nearly symphonic…”  - Aisling Murphy (Intermission Magazine)
 

“Fu handles the dense text, controlled free-flowing allegories, with a delicate dexterity, turning it into heightened conversation. When her emotions crack through her composure, it is devastating.” - Drew Rowsome (My Gay Toronto)

 

“Fu’s delivery is steady and relentless, as if the crucial moments must be addressed before they too are lost. There is a dreamy, feverish quality to the monologue.” - Istvan Dugalin (Istvan Reviews)

“Wen (Rong Fu), the narrator of the play, delivers a monologue soaked in and stunted by grief.” - Kelly Nestruck (The Globe and Mail)

“Fu’s performance is excitingly heightened, which matches the drama of the swelling, cello-lead soundscape...” - Liam Donovan (Lights Up Toronto)

 

“In the case of The Year of the Cello (which is equally haunting, the performer is an actor, the talented Rong Fu, playing Wen…” - Jennifer Parr (The Whole Note)

Stage Kiss
“The real standouts are... Rong Fu... [her] ‘my boyfriend is cheating on me with his ex’ meltdown is comic perfection.” - Cherie Messore (Buffalo Theatre Guide)

“... Rong Fu got a few big laughs as He’s girlfriend…”  - Kelly Nestruck (Globe and Mail)


“Rong Fu is hilarious as the betrayed teacher.” - Ann Marie Cusella (Buffalo Vibe)

“Rong Fu is Millicent, the jilted girlfriend.... eliciting laughs every time the smoky bathroom door is opened.” - Michael Rabice (Broadway World)
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“Rong Fu’s depiction of Laurie—smoking sad weed in the loo—is yet another
showstopper to savour.” - S. James Wegg.


“Other supporting cast members putting in solid work are... Rong Fu as He's girlfriend. She has one big scene in the play and makes the most of it.”  - Mike Saunders
 

marquise of O --
“There is standout [...] emotional work from Rong Fu as the marquise, whose speeches, including one about about the potential in single motherhood, are quietly moving.” - Ilana Lucas (Mooney On Theatre)

“Fu is also extremely good at playing both the social restraint of the Marquise as well as her moments of complete shock or bemusement, and she
successfully leads the accomplished cast…” - Duncan Derry (My Entertainment World)

“Rong Fu
grounds the proceedings with an earth mother calm and some impressive spit takes.” - Drew Rowsome (My Gay Toronto)

 

The Orchard (After Chekhov)
“Two Japanese-Canadian characters,... and Donna (Rong Fu), are funny misfits, but also carry the weight here of having been interned in their youth.” - Kelly Nestruck (Globe and Mail)

“Donna (Rong Fu)... represent Canada's Japanese internment camps, and they are both
skilled in acting...” - Mike Keenan

 

The Millennial Malcontent 
“Faith’s [Rong Fu] monologue about loneliness in winter is beautiful.” - Susan G. Cole (Now Magazine)

“Rong Fu is charming as Faith.” - Christopher Hoile (Stage Door)

 

Miscellaneous 
“Standouts were... Rong Fu’s deliciously comic piece about a vengeful bride deciding how to serve her new husband” - Jon Kaplan (Now magazine)

The surprise discovery for us was Rong Fu's poetic Hummingbird Courts Turtle, a well-crafted and performed piece with the feel of a classical fable.... Hope to see more from Rong Fu soon.” - Jon Kaplan (Now Magazine)

"Miss, your breathing is very loud."  - Man on elevator 

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