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Crash

From 1 critic and 32 member reviews
Members say: Intense, Absorbing, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Great acting

About the show

Soulpepper Theatre Company presents Pamela Mala Sinha's solo show about loss and trauma. More…

After a loved one dies, a woman must face the shattering memories of a past trauma. 'Crash' is the fractured unraveling of memory; blending projections, myth, and dance into a narrative about family, faith and love. Part of the Soulpepper on 42nd Street festival.



90
The Globe and Mail

for a previous production “Sinha has written a truly harrowing piece of theatre, a play all the more remarkable for being her first…Though presented in a chopped-up chronology, there’s nothing fuzzy about Sinha’s narrative, and everything rings true in its heartbreaking uniqueness. It all feels deeply personal...Director Alan Dilworth provides a stylish but sensitive staging for a story of violence against women. He keeps the tension high throughout…The whole package impresses thoroughly.” Full Review


97
Great acting, Must see, Riveting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you are interested in Hindu/Canadian perspective on faith, father/daughter and other familial relationships and rape and performance poetry

Don't see it if you are disturbed by depiction/discussion of rape, bored by reflection on religious faith, cannot sit 90 min. w/o interval for 1 woman show

97
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if One person show profound emotional resonance, beautifully presented serious subject

Don't see it if You don't like one person shoes and you are in the mood for something light.

92
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Intense, Profound

See it if familial relationships are meaningful to you.Brilliant performance describing the exotic & familiar of an Indian family's response to rape.

Don't see it if you would be uncomfortable watching a one person show exploring the aftermath of a violent rape.

90
Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Great set & lighting, Great sound & video

See it if Described by the writer/performer as a “fractured unraveling of memory” you are witness to the inner thoughts of a Canadian Hindu girl who

Don't see it if you do not want to deal with serious subjects.

Also is unable to recognize her assaulter, and tried to attempt suicide. Th... Read more Read less

87
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You like fragmented storytelling. You enjoy movement-based staging. You want riveting storytelling. You want great acting.

Don't see it if You don't want or can't hear stories about sexual violence. You dislike one-performer shows. You don't like intense, dark themes.

86
Funny, Absorbing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if you or your loved ones have been touched by trauma, its one persons journey into understanding this journey and a step toward healing.

Don't see it if its too close to the bone. Perhaps too raw for some who has recently experienced a trauma, loss or abuse.

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Great staging, Haunting

See it if you enjoy psychological dramas. This one is very well done. Great acting, directing and tech.

Don't see it if You're disturbed by psychological dramas. This show is intense.

85
Great acting, Intense, Great writing, Great staging, Mesmerizing

See it if you are prepared for an intense experience with a great talent in a one-woman show.

Don't see it if you are bothered by themes of sexual assault, suicide, and death. You should be prepared for intense story-telling with emotional impact.

Also It's a little difficult to score this show because it is both outstand... Read more Read less

83
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great staging

See it if If you want to see a moving show about a tramatic event and how it effected her life and entire family. What a journey you go on!

Don't see it if If you don't like one woman shows, or don't want to see the ripple effects of a tramatic effect on n a family unit.

81
Absorbing, Edgy, Intense

See it if You want to see a powerful and compelling one woman show about a traumatic event and what happens in the aftermath.

Don't see it if You don’t like disjointed productions, loud unexpected noises or shows about violence against women.

Also While this isn’t a feel good, happy ending type of show, it is a wonde... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Edgy, Intense, Riveting

See it if You want to see true vulnerability onstage.

Don't see it if Triggers: abuse, rape.

Also While not a super polished and masterfully-performed/written piece, Pa... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if You can see a well crafted one woman show about the aftermath of a horrific rape on the girl and her Hindu family.

Don't see it if It hits too close to home. It is difficult to watch her going through so much pain.

79
Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if you like one woman shows with dance,poety type,not linear new shows

Don't see it if you want something upbeat,are uncomfortable with sexual attack,break in stories with dance,movement

79
Intense, Great staging

See it if you want to see into the darkness in someone's life

Don't see it if you're afraid of the subject matter

76
Intense, Resonant, Harrowing

See it if you enjoy deeply personal monologues about difficult subject matter. This spare, well done piece was difficult to watch but well done.

Don't see it if you're sensitive to pieces about violence against women and lots of sudden loud noises.

75
Absorbing, Intense, Resonant

See it if you're interested in powerful, personal theater with a fractured and non-traditional narrative

Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows; are squeamish about graphic details of sexual assault

75
Dark, Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Slow

See it if You want to see a unique story about two of the most personal experiences this woman is likely to ever have. Darkly disturbing.

Don't see it if You're not prepared to confront some really serious issues on a deeply personal level. This show meanders a bit but it's uniquely told.

75
Sad, Intelligent, Intense, Emotional

See it if you're interested in storytelling that takes you on a personal journey and searches for answers in the wake of a traumatic event.

Don't see it if you do not like one-woman shows and cannot handle the dark and tragic recounting of a sexual assault and its aftermath.

75
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting

See it if You want to encounter the worst experience-and then to encounter the opposite through love.

Don't see it if You do not enjoy one person shows even when well written and acted.

74
Ambitious, Intense, Great staging

See it if you don't mind seeing a disturbing piece about sexual assault. Well staged one-woman show.

Don't see it if The show succeeds in making you feel for the Girl, but does not have the depth to make sitting through the pain worthwhile.

73
Edgy, Intense, Great staging

See it if you can stay focused on intensly listen to the dialogue

Don't see it if You don't like very serious and intense solo shows

72
Emotional, Personal, Difficult, Not entertaining

See it if You enjoy a one woman show recounting a personal horrible event and the aftermath. She did well with few props and some clever projections

Don't see it if Its about one hour-feels long because the intensity stays constant. There is no relief. Its powerful but not entertaining or enjoyable

71
Absorbing, Epic, Intense

See it if You enjoy intense one-woman shows.

Don't see it if You find discussions of rape, trauma, and failures of the police system difficult.

70
Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you like well done one person shows that deal with a very painful subject matter...

Don't see it if you can't handle shows about a person's psychological pain...

67
Indulgent, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you like one women shows about rape

Don't see it if you dont like intense 1 person shows (about rape) & leave show being emotionally drained & question the entertainment value of production


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