Fruit Flies Like a Banana: World Tour
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Fruit Flies Like a Banana: World Tour
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Fruit Flies Like a Banana: World Tour NYC Reviews and Tickets

84%
(12 Reviews)
Positive
83%
Mixed
17%
Negative
0%
Members say
Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Refreshing, Quirky

About the Show

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: The multi-talented performers of the hybrid arts ensemble The Fourth Wall combine music, theater, and dance for a virtual global tour.

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Member Reviews (12)

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706 Reviews | 214 Followers
85
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if Trio of enthusiastic artists perform music from around the world while dancing around the stage using odd props. Creative and fun.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy a variety of cultural musical instruments. You want traditional theater rather than performance art.

563 Reviews | 195 Followers
90
Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Great staging, Entertaining

See it if If you want a fun & engaging tour of world music. You want a concert presented in an unique way. You want great music by a talented trio.

Don't see it if You don't like world music. You want traditional theatre or concert. Read more

431 Reviews | 131 Followers
89
Delightful!, Inventive, Great musicianship, Clever, Joyful

See it if you love music of all kinds, want an hour of pure fun, appreciate creativity and talent, love being surprised.

Don't see it if Only like classical music in concert hall, want trad play, don't appreciate inspired lunacy even if w VERY talented performers. Just GO. Read more

332 Reviews | 43 Followers
88
Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing, Great singing, Exquisite

See it if You want to see something different. You want to be entertained by a very talented group of three entertainers. You want to have a fun time.

Don't see it if You don't like a variety type show. You don't want to see good talent. You don't want to hear some very good music from around the world. Read more

254 Reviews | 137 Followers
91
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if Talented actors/musicians open with a choreographed musical performance on hoverboards. Amazing from beginning to end.

Don't see it if Music

214 Reviews | 57 Followers
85
Clever, Masterful musicians, Delightful, Intelligent, Playful

See it if appreciate music of all types from around the world, played by three masterful musicians who share their passions, creativity & fun with us

Don't see it if you only enjoy polished, scripted performances with sophisticated staging. Read more

114 Reviews | 10 Followers
88
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Intelligent, Refreshing

See it if You want an enjoyable musical smorgasbord.

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

90 Reviews | 31 Followers
60
Disappointing, Quirky, Entertaining, Not enough variety

See it if you are interested in a show entirely comprised of music

Don't see it if you are expecting a play with a plot Read more

Critic Reviews (4)

Orlando Weekly
May 18th, 2017
For a previous production

“Melding lyrically loony musicianship with color guard-like choreography...Last time, the troupe tied their selections to the alphabet…For this edition, fewer segments means each one gets ample breathing room, especially the breathtaking ode to Antarctica using Cirque-like ‘hamster wheels’ which could be developed into a full show all its own. With broad appeal across all age groups, this year's three-peat proves that the positive buzz about this bunch is no fluke.”
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Orlando Sentinel
May 18th, 2017
For a previous production

“Wonderfully inventive, artistic, creative and smart…They have the unique ability to not just play the music, but to seemingly become the music. The three are the real deal: highly talented musicians…Their transitions and introductions exhibit a deep understanding and love for their craft that they are able to transfer to the audience…Although they can each carry a tune, the vocal work is not nearly as strong or clean as when they play their instruments.”
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Winnipeg Free Press
July 18th, 2017
For a previous production

“The talented Boston trio…takes the audience on a one-hour trip around the globe, from French Canada to Tuva, in this madcap mashup of music, dance and theatre…Standouts were a dramatic rendition of the Decemberists' ‘The Mariner's Revenge Song’… a movement from Vaughn Williams' ‘Sinfonia Antartica’ and a saucy Argentine tango by Astor Piazzolla.”
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Cherry and Spoon
August 9th, 2017
For a previous production

“This trio is so creative. I have literally never seen anyone do what they do, and that alone is reason to see them…It's also an extremely fun and entertaining show that flies by, while also educating and exposing the audience to various composers and music styles past and present...These cats make playing instruments cool. My favorite fringe moments are those ‘how do they even think of doing that?!’ kind of moments, and this show is chock full of them...A must see!”
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