Empathy School & Love Story
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Empathy School & Love Story
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Empathy School & Love Story NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Delightful, Profound, Absorbing

About the Show

Abrons Arts Center presents the NYC premiere of two monologues by Aaron Landsman.

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Critic Reviews (2)

The New York Times
April 22nd, 2016

"There are those rarer plays to which you to want to go solo. Take 'Empathy School & Love Story', the writer and director Aaron Landsman’s engaging diptych on varieties of loneliness...It’s an ideal single-ticket show, perfect for pondering on a quiet walk home by yourself...Though it deftly uses 21st-century technology, Mr. Landsman’s production is also steeped in the harsh sentimentality associated with literature from the early days of this country’s industrialization."
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Time Out New York
April 28th, 2016

“We experience the two one-acts as meditations—they're intentionally drifting, static, elliptical, hypnotic...Directing his own work, Landsman reveals a gift for low-key dazzle...Indeed, special tribute must be paid to the look and feel of the evening...The show makes you experience the familiar theater with new appreciation; Landsman's texts here are good, but it's the way he writes on the space itself that makes your heart leap with delight.”
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