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"'auto/PHOBIA 'is innovative, but ultimately feels unfinished...'auto/PHOBIA' most misses the mark with its lack of major stakes. It does not have any kind of arc....The theatergoer new to or unsure about experimental performance will likely find themselves thoroughly confused and disappointed by this show. However, it is a must-see for anyone with a visual bent who is more interested in experiencing something fresh, if rough around the edges, than something tried-and-true." Full Review
"The plot is impressively intricate. Unfortunately, this leaves the play feeling unfocused and overlong; a tighter arc might have allowed for deeper emotional investment...Because we are not given a chance to know the characters before they must confront matters of life and death, the dialogue doesn't always feel earned...The play lacks the profundity that it seems to be aiming for. Instead, it hits the audience over the head with ideas that might have worked better as subtext." Full Review
“A deep exploration with a vague arc rather than a forward-moving narrative, and it washes over you rather than confronts you...Though formally excellent, the show's content fell short of my expectations: its stakes seem low. The underlying questions it considers are relevant to everyone, but they are not presented in a way that feels pressing...Anyone who appreciates subtle beauty, whimsy, and wandering complexity will find much to marvel at and mull over.” Full Review