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Fruit Flies Like a Banana: World Tour
Soho/Tribeca
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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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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.

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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

Critic Reviews (4)

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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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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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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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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