Connected
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Connected
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Connected NYC Reviews and Tickets

86%
(9 Reviews)
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Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Relevant

About the Show

Project Y presents a new play which asks the question, 'In a world where we are all constantly connected to the Internet - and through the Internet to one another - why do we still feel so alone?'

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Member Reviews (9)

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534 Reviews | 488 Followers
80
Resonant, Engaging, Great set, Incisive, Sweet

See it if you've ever wondered what social media is doing to the way people interact with each other.

Don't see it if you're a snob about high production values. (Not that this show looks bad--far from it--it just helps to be realistic about its budget.)

432 Reviews | 127 Followers
90
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you enjoy commentary about the state of interpersonal connections among today's younger generation.

Don't see it if you cannot cope with technology and haven't a clue what Facebook, Twitter, Vine, and the like are all about.

77 Reviews | 30 Followers
72
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you want to see how the internet is being used by young adults and teenagers. It is funny look into contemporary life.

Don't see it if you don't care about social media. This is a funny look at relationships today through the web portals.

3 Reviews | 0 Followers
97
Entertaining, Funny, Thought-provoking, Clever, Delightful

See it if you have a wry view of how we 'live' - or don't really connect - today!

Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor and can't laugh at the way we live now

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You would looks a brilliant story about the way we connect in life today.

Don't see it if You don't want to experience a truth about living your life connected on line!

1 Review | 0 Followers
88
Entertaining, Original, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see modern, relevant theatre written by contemporary, emerging writers. It's fun, entertaining w/ some exquisite actors

Don't see it if You don't like quirky plays about people who find existential, trivial things to be miserable about because they lack a strong sense purpose

1 Review | 0 Followers
90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if You like character driven stories about people trying to make meaningful connections in spite of social media. Hilarious, sweet, sad.

Don't see it if You don't like people.

108 Reviews | 59 Followers
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92
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Thought-provoking

See it if You'd be interested in a hysterical series of extended sketches about our alienating digital culture with some real resonance to them

Don't see it if Looking for a show that takes itself seriously -- for sure the characters are hyperbolic caricatures -- yet a truthful "IRL" shines through.

Critic Reviews (5)

Theatre is Easy
March 9th, 2016

"There is not a lot in terms of subject matter that is new within this production, but the characters are complex and well-developed enough so that even a story line that might feel a bit tired is imbued with freshness. The strength of the actors' performances also serves to make this show an engaging one...'Connected' held my interest from start to finish, and I found myself riveted as I waited to see what would happen to the sympathetically rendered characters."
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Theater Pizzazz
March 8th, 2016

"Tightly crafted to highlight the funniest and most tragic aspects of our hyper-use of social media platforms and interactions with robotic technology, Romeo reminds us that keeping flush with social media trends isn’t necessarily the way to expand our souls...Romeo presents her themes through four humorous, interconnected vignettes adroitly honed from start to finish...Dynamically directed, well-acted, expertly conceived production."
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Theater In The Now
March 9th, 2016

"The characters Romeo has crafted are strong, well-rounded, and relevant...The perspectives Romeo embraces may resonate best with a specific demographic but that doesn’t mean they don't succeed. But where 'Connected' seems to majorly miss the mark is through Michole Biancosino’s direction...With endless possibilities, Biancosino’s vision was clunky...Despite some technical misfortunes, 'Connected' is an exquisite look at humanity through a digital lens."
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New York Theatre Guide
March 11th, 2016

"Director Michole Biancosino did due justice to Romeo’s diamond-in-the-rough material and talented cast...[The play's] strength is that it manages to be a wry commentary on the way things are now, for better or for worse without becoming condescending. What may end up being its biggest win is its potential to spark a dialogue across all platforms – including face-to-face communication."
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Hot Pepper Theater
March 10th, 2016

"'Connected' is about the way that younger people, particularly teens, are interacting in a world of social media and how it's kind of the same as the world before social media. It tries really hard not to be technophobic. The characters start off very, very broad, but we get a clearer picture of them as real people as their plots unfold."
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