Bucket Club presents the story of a scientist who confronts the mythical and the monstrous to come to terms with the disappearance of her father. Part of 59E59's annual Brits Off Broadway festival. More…
Vanessa's life is science. Fact based, evidence led, no nonsense, no monsters. But when a photograph surfaces showing something in Loch Ness, she embarks on a very personal research project. Told by three performers with live electronic sound design, music, and vocal harmonies, 'Fossils' is a modern exploration of some timeless questions.
See it if you like scrappy, inventive productions of intimate plays that make stage magic out of a handful of props and cool onstage music-making.
Don't see it if you only care for the spectacle of super high production value. This is refreshingly theatrical and creative and affecting.
See it if imaginative theatrical production amuses you. This piece uses a delightfully creative approach to story telling. And the music is marvelous
Don't see it if you have a narrow world view which does not accept the compression of time and experice necessary for theatrical performance.
See it if You enjoy very creative unusual shows with tech aspects being a significant part of the story. You enjoy scientific themes and imagery.
Don't see it if You are looking for an evening of theatre which allows you to sit back and just watch. This requires that you pay close attention throughout
See it if you enjoy unique shows which utilize unusual audio and visual techniques, interesting story, quirky characters; a charming production.
Don't see it if you only like "normal" plays, dislike anything unusual and unique on the stage; prefer musicals and big production shows. This isn't that.
See it if You like looping sound effects behind a story of a daughter searching for a father caught up in cryptozoology.
Don't see it if You'd rather have a traditional story that lasts more than 65 minutes.
See it if Intricate blending of minimal sets, psychological study of woman in search of missing pieces, music & sound inventions & window into aca...
Don't see it if ...demic life plus Loch Ness monster, leaves little time for character development & satisfying resolution. Great talent needs stronger book
See it if You enjoy non-traditional staging, unusual sound design and clever plot presentation. The story was a bit thin, but enjoyable nonetheless.
Don't see it if You don't like plays with toys as props used to further the storyline, or non-standard staging and music.
See it if You don't mind a little bit of a bland story line but want to see some great staging/sound work. If love dinosaurs or lived across the pond
Don't see it if You want a full on musical or quirky shows aren't your thing.
See it if you like a quick story that grows - and you find dry British Humor funny. and there is weird music, which I loved.
Don't see it if you're looking for a normal play. This is a quick and odd 65 minute, almost experimental piece.
See it if If you like experimental theatre with a basic set that isn't too far out there to enjoy. Cool and unique sounds/score.
Don't see it if If you can't stand plots dealing with unresolved parental issues or anything that's the least bit "sciency."
See it if you like theatrical inventiveness, want to see a young company who will clearly go on to great things
Don't see it if you're turned off by toy theater or electronic music
See it if You want a creative, entertaining way of storytelling w/interesting sound design & great use of props. You want a unique theatre experience.
Don't see it if You don't like experimental theatre. You prefer more traditional staging and storytelling.
See it if Like small, intimate pieces w talented cast, inventive theater magic, eccentric charm. Has some surprising resonance. Fun/touching/good.
Don't see it if You don't like fringe-y theater and prefer traditional staging. You have to be willing to give in to its eccentricity. Not much plot.
See it if you're up for an hour of quirky British humor and an exploration of grief. Use of music and sound effects creates a nice rhythm to the play.
Don't see it if you don't like British humor, minimal staging, or funny plays that take some serious turns. you prefer a more traditional play.
See it if experimental theatre techniques, use of props to illustrate story, unusual soundscapes, talented actor/musicians are enuf 4 u2 get a ticket
Don't see it if Fringe like scripts, small black box spaces, prop dinosaurs used as minor characters, threat of water guns, accordians make u want 2 pass
See it if you enjoy short, creative, quirky one act plays. This was originally performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and it is very much in that tradition
Don't see it if you prefer fully costumed, fully staged shows with real sets. You like "big" productions, you dislike off-kilter, quirky shows.
See it if you enjoy intimate Fringe type shows in which small methods are employed to big effect.
Don't see it if you are looking for something large scaled in its staging and substantial in terms of plot and character.