Featured Member Reviews: FringeNYC Edition

Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Aug 23, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday, we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our picks for the week of FringeNYC reviews, for shows like "Dream Ticket," "Becoming OCD," and "Walken on Sunshine"!

The summer is finally coming to a close, which means so is the New York International Fringe Fest. Here are our picks for the week for our favorite member reviews of the Festival's 200 offerings. And if any sound interesting, check 'em out! But don't dally, FringeNYC ends on August 28th!

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Meowstic gave NIGHT OF THE LIVING N-WORD!! (FringeNYC) a 95

Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Hilarious, Ambitious
August 16th, 2016

See it if You want to explore serious issues of racial justice wrapped in a campy, hilarious, genre-informed package.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with discussions of race relations or if you hate genre parodies.

Patrick Mc 6043 gave Dream Ticket (FringeNYC) a 79

Intelligent, Great writing, Funny, Close to the bone of american politics, Satire that shouldn't close on saturday
August 19th, 2016

See it if want to laugh at the absurdity of our political system, all political stripes equally offended, the ridiculous achieves reality status

Don't see it if can't laugh at the absurdity of our political system & beliefs

James B 6235 gave W.E.B. DU BOIS: A Man For All Times (FringeNYC) a 90

Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant
August 22nd, 2016

See it if You want to learn about someone well known but unsung in popular culture. An important account of what adversity a Human being can endure.

Don't see it if you feel the subject matter would make you so uncomfortable that you'd inadvertently ruin the experience for your fellow audience members.

Jeremy 6232 gave Becoming OCD (FringeNYC) a 80

Intelligent, Quirky, Clever, Profound, Brave
August 19th, 2016

See it if You are interested in an deep examination of a misunderstood disease with a brave, open, thoughtful story teller.

Don't see it if You're bothered by wild, erratic lighting issues and unnecessary blackouts

Jeremy P 6229 gave Anonymous, Anonymous (FringeNYC) a 90

Delightful, Riveting, Great acting, Hilarious, Absorbing
August 16th, 2016

See it if love to laugh, enjoy NYC humor, have ever been in love, and value adventure in your theatrical experience. Brilliant writing!

Don't see it if you're an curmudgeon who doesn't enjoy new, exciting, avant garde theatre.

wittyusername gave Walken On Sunshine (FringeNYC) a 83

Entertaining, Funny, Fluffy, Quirky, Delightful
August 21st, 2016

See it if You're in the market for a good laugh, incredible impersonations,and need a light relief from the serious drudgery on the work week.

Don't see it if You're expecting a traditional, naturalistic play -characters, puns, and silly voices galore.