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Bonesetter: A Tragislasher

From 11 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever

About the show

Spicy Witch Productions presents this B-movie-style thriller, which is a modern take on Thomas Middleton's 'The Revenger’s Tragedy.' More…

Bonesetter explores the sexual politics and camp in the 1606 Jacobean revenge tragedy through the lens of '80s slasher films. When bookish Clarissa’s best friend is found dead, a series of murders connected to the town's mayor is set in motion. Blood is splattered all over as retribution for a crime committed 15 years prior. A blend of sex and gore, cinema and live theater, running in repertory with 'The Revenger's Tragedy.'

Member Reviews (11)


Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever

Ambitious, Quirky, Funny

See it if You don't mind a basic theatre production that will make you feel like you are back in high school.

Don't see it if Don't have a sense of humor and cannot appreciate a slasher pic at its most basic.

Funny, Quirky, Great staging, Slow, Great concept

See it if You like campy slasher films & clever adaptations. It's entertaining but parts of it drag (2 hrs). The staging & choreography is impressive.

Don't see it if You don't like campy slasher flicks with cheesy plots and lots of scene hopping.

May 25th, 2016
"The audience is treated to suspense, fights, and intricate stage blood effects. But, 'Bonesetter' is, above all, sharply witty. While poking holes in the dichotomy of "ideal" female sexuality, Storckman pokes fun at horror film tropes, '80s pop culture, dating, and at the play itself...Performin...
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May 17th, 2016
"Littered with humor and cynicism, 'Bonesetter,' though not perfect, takes Middleton's tale and finds an enticing way to retell it. Storckman's text marries styles well but in the end, storytelling gets muffled, occasionally...Director Koivisto embraced the campy horror essence leaving the audien...
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