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Enterprise

From 22 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious, Entertaining

About the show

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: This fast-paced and surreal workplace comedy is the brainchild of indie theater stalwart Brian Parks. More…

With their large company suddenly on the brink of collapse, four panicking businesspeople make a desperate overnight attempt to save it–and their futures. Emergency proposals, email hacking, an animal sacrifice, a radical theory about the Ottoman Empire–will any of it work?


Member Reviews (22)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Funny, Quirky, Ambitious, Entertaining

6
Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if you get this kind of comedy and want to see a fast pace show that never slows down

Don't see it if you are looking for a play. Think of this as quick little skits.

Also Don't sit in the front row. One of the actors spits every time he talk... Read more Read less


September 14th, 2017
"An absurdist express train of comic corporate-speak...Though the characters played by Boston and Calvitto are more the alpha dogs, all of the actors demonstrate a crack sense of ensemble egalitarianism. The true star is Parks’s dialogue: If a joke doesn’t hit its mark, another one lands before y...
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February 6th, 2017
for a previous production "'Enterprise' values linguistic acrobatics and absurd exchanges over narrative. The story, such as it is, unfurls in brisk, wordplay-packed scenes...The success of a surreal comedy like this is all in the timing. And the performers, though impressively committed, are still finding their rhythm un...
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February 10th, 2017
for a previous production "Modern neo-liberalism adds some relevance to this work, but otherwise it might have appeared onstage ten, twenty, or thirty years ago. It doesn't attempt to address the particular office behaviors of, for example, a startup workplace...It just highlights the comedic despair and disembodiment cau...
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February 18th, 2017
for a previous production “‘Enterprise’ delivers but with a twist: the humor builds not from the absurdities of corporate culture, but from language…Despite the characters’ embarrassingly bad word play, these employees seem intrinsically aware that speech is man’s most powerful tool… To paraphrase Shakespeare, in whose tr...
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