Closed 2h 10m
Bundle of Sticks
Midtown W
77

Bundle of Sticks NYC Reviews and Tickets

77%
(34 Reviews)
Positive
91%
Mixed
6%
Negative
3%
Members say
Ambitious, Great acting, Quirky, Raunchy, Intense

About the Show

INTAR Theatre and Radio Drama Network's world premiere drama centers around an Australian gay conversion therapy known as "The Sticks." Note: contains adult themes, not recommended for under 18 .

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Member Reviews (34)

85
Beautifully played, Political, Gender-bending, Smart

See it if you’d like a smart excursion into gender-bending that puts the (discredited) conversion therapy to cure gayness on trial.

Don't see it if girls playing boyz & being fully sexual about it might twist your shorts. Read more

76
Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Intense, Quirky, Absorbing

See it if Compromise rating. Fascinating view re the gay community Intar keeps its great history

Don't see it if Not for the easily disturbed. Location for Intar a problem for public transpiration but the growth of theater in the area will help.

Critic Reviews (5)

March 2nd, 2020

"'Bundle of Sticks' Imagines the Bizarre Cult of Gay Conversion Therapy: J. Julian Christopher's new play takes place in an underground camp in the heart of Australia."
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March 3rd, 2020

"This is a subject that has been treated at length elsewhere, more critically and with greater sensitivity, and in trying to bring something new to it, Christopher turns it into camp, and unfunny camp at that."
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March 2nd, 2020

3/5 Stars. "J. Julian Christopher's play about dreaded conversion therapy, played by an all-female cast."
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March 6th, 2020

"Ultimately, the men and the serpent defeat Otto together, and some expendable moments and dialogue aside, Bundle of Sticks engages the audience with humor and imagination, culminating in joyous freedom for the men and their natural desires."
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March 3rd, 2020

"Raw and with moments of imagination, 'Bundle of Sticks' could afford to stylistically dive deeper into its author's wild imagination. For now, there are sparks but little fire."
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