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BORN (FringeNYC)

Members say: Original, Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Absorbing
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Members
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Part of FringeNYC: Meet four not-so-normal ladies with red noses as they awaken in a mysterious universe. Original live music colors this magical land, and the friends must undertake a strange and courageous journey to discover each other, themselves, and the unknown.

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Categories: Clown/Mask, Improv/Sketch/Stand-up, Local. From Newborns Theater Troupe. Written by Created by the Ensemble. Directed by Zachary Saffa.

FROM THE ARTIST:
Meet four not-so-normal ladies with red noses as they awaken in a mysterious universe. Original live music colors this magical land, and the friends must undertake a strange, courageous, and sometimes hysterically awkward journey to discover each other, themselves, and the unknown.

 

Reviews (11)

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85
Theatre is Easy

"'BORN' does not try to make a grandiose claim of solving the 'hard problems' in life, or to intellectualize the existential questions the ensemble clearly makes continuous attempts to explore. Instead, these four clowns offer their vulnerability and perform in the most basic form of storytelling. It is refreshing to see something of so much depth conveyed with effortless simplicity." Full Review

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83
Funny, Great acting, Confusing, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you like mimes. Women animate well, classic-style. Not sexualized, not "updated" just pure classic stuff. Kids would like, too

Don't see it if you don't like silent physical comedy. Also, can get too surreal/confusing at times. Mostly makes sense.

80
Funny, Original, Delightful, Quirky, Sweet

See it if you enjoy miming and clowns. If you didn't think you could relate to a clown, you'd be surprised.

Don't see it if mime make-up scares you - or if you need dialogue to see a play.

100
Original, Enchanting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You like thought provoking shows and original music. If you love clowns, don't miss this!

Don't see it if You only like shows with dialogue (there is none in Born!) or if you don't like to think!

77
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if You want to be involved in the performance...sit in the front row.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of mime, clowns, or cute/silly slapstick comedy.

99
Funny, Original, Enchanting, Must see, Hilarious

See it if You want to laugh and be moved.

Don't see it if You don't like original work.

100
Funny, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you need a good laugh

Don't see it if no reason...it's a Must See!

98
Funny, Original, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you want to be taken on marvelous theatrical journey

Don't see it if you don't like rednose clowns

100
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if you want to laugh and be delighted

Don't see it if you have no soul

94
Original, Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Hilarious

See it if you find music can tell a story, if you can see past words to the humans underneath

Don't see it if you're busy that night or have some compelling reason to be somewhere else.

95
Funny, Original, Absorbing, Delightful, Resonant

See it if Are open to the creation of a new genre, and enjoy honest emotion with gorgeous music.

Don't see it if You just want something traditional and obvious.