Manhattan Theatre Works presents David Stallings' existential comedy imagining the impact the celebrated diarist would have on other famous women in the afterlife. More…
'Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell' features some of the most powerful and memorable women in history—Queen Victoria, Cleopatra, Andromeda, Heloise, Joan of Arc—as they wait on an island in the river Styx for the final leg of their journeys to eternal peace or damnation. Their monotonous afterlife is shaken up when women’s lib icon and erotica writer, Anaïs Nin arrives, planting seeds of change.
See it if Hilarious sendup of 5 archetypal women who seek to find themselves in a world without men. Almost campy, but dealing with important issues.
Don't see it if You should see it! It is intelligent and entertaining, well acted and funny as hell. Much to think about here....Highly recommended.
See it if A witty existential female driven comedy full of delicious language and epic characters. Well written, acted, directed, and designed.
Don't see it if You don't like language plays.
See it if you like your comedy over-the-top and outrageous, and mixed with messages about female empowerment and relationships between women.
Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor