ilana simons

Brooklyn | 35-49 | Female
About:  I'm a psychologist who makes movies and plays. I'm a fan of these things: running, collaging portraits, licorice tea, biking over the brooklyn bridge at night. theater makers i most enjoy: cynthia hopkins, todd shalom, jeremy xido, sybil kempson.
Reviews (7)
78
Clever, Original, Resonant

See it if you want an hour to unsettle racial categories and enjoy deep, ironic storytelling

Don't see it if you want something that does not sit on the fringe. also, there's a bit of speechgiving.

72
Miss (FringeNYC)
East Village
Ambitious, Great acting, Intense

See it if you want some great acting mixed in with some of the raw stuff of not-yet-polished theater. two male actors were phenomenal. other was not

Don't see it if you can't deal with the unevenness of fringe level work

80
Blackbird
Midtown W
Clever, Dizzying, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you're ready for emotional drama, an intense look at sexuality and taboo

Don't see it if you are looking for something light

90
Ambitious, Clever, Edgy

See it if you like a smart woman exploring her world. song, interiority and wonderful moments of improvisation. good use of video.

Don't see it if you're looking for a broadway musical

94
Absorbing, Enchanting, Exquisite, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if you are ready to sit with the live wire of genius.

Don't see it if you are scared of the sort of jungle gym play you did as a kid

76
Sleep No More
Chelsea
Clever, Ambitious, Confusing, Edgy, Original

See it if you want to be physical in your consumption of art. or connect the dots in your own story. or experience the genre of immersive art

Don't see it if you have an injury or level of exhaustion that keeps you from moving around much

81
Ambitious, Entertaining, Enchanting, Intelligent, Original

See it if you're ready to watch people take risks.

Don't see it if you're easily bored