New York | 1h 10m | Already closed

A Pink Chair (In Place of a Fake Antique)

From 4 critic and 13 member reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Ambitious, Exquisite, Confusing, Experimental

About the show

The Wooster Group takes on one of the greatest figures in 20th century avant-garde theater: the iconic Polish stage director Tadeusz Kantor (1915-1990). More…

Joining the Group as guide and dramaturge is Kantor’s only daughter, Dorota Krakowska. Together they explore Kantor’s penultimate production, 'I Shall Never Return,' and through it, his lifelong obsession with the myth of the return of Odysseus.

1h 10m | Already closed | The Performing Garage (Soho/Tribeca)


49
Excruciating, Torturous, Indulgent

See it if Do you like pain but lack dental insurance? This makes root canal look fun, yet will set you back far less coin. Consider yourself warned.

Don't see it if Experimental, avant-garde, absurd, or frame-breaking theatre can work, but this doesn’t. What was Brantley thinking?

Also Disproves my theory that any play that’s 90 (and only 70 here) minutes... Read more Read less

47
Disappointing, Excruciating, Quirky, Overrated

See it if If you like experimental Avant Garde theater . Audio/visual type shows.

Don't see it if If you like a show that starts out somewhere and takes you through a show on a somewhat consistent basis.

45
Pretentious, Unengaging, Incoherent, Experimental, Overrated

See it if you love cutting-edge, performance-art theater. Integration of live action/video. Closing song is highlight, but you're numb by then.

Don't see it if you've little tolerance for wacky, self-indulgent, obscure work. Some visually stunning moments, but nothing engages the heart or the head

Also Lots of fidgeting by audience members in uncomfortable chairs; seventy... Read more Read less

15
Confusing, Awful, Avante-garde

See it if You like avant-garde. I have no idea what happened and absolutely don’t care. My worst theatrical experience, and I like experimental works.

Don't see it if You don’t like avante-garde productions.

Also Save for some interesting multi-media I actually would have given it a... Read more Read less


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