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Goodbody

From 45 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Funny, Clever, Intense, Entertaining

About the show

The Crook Theater Company presents their first original work, an ultra-violent, profane fantasia that is both comic and shocking. More…

Marla comes to in a barn upstate to find herself standing over a freshly murdered corpse with the smoking gun in her hand. Can she trust Spencer, the beaten and bound man cowering in the corner, to jog her memories of the events that brought them all here? What heinous acts could she be capable of? 


Member Reviews (45)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Funny, Clever, Intense, Entertaining

44
Way too many jokes

See it if You like jokes and Comedy while something very intense and tragic is going on around it all

Don't see it if You are expecting a gritty thought out thriller or drama

Also If someone explained to me in one minute what this play was about I wo... Read more Read less

30
Banal, Cliched, Indulgent, Raunchy, Disappointing

See it if you're into violence and low-class psychopaths shows

Don't see it if you have good taste and cringe at the vulgar and obscene for the sake of obscenities.


October 15th, 2018
"For most of its running time, 'Goodbody' has the foul mouth, wiseacre ways, and twisty plotting of some of our better crime novelists, plus a little something extra...Near the end, however, 'Goodbody' starts to wobble a bit...the plot seems to hit a standstill...Still, this is a good chance to m...
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October 11th, 2018
"'Goodbody' gets the macabre humor just right, with very funny dialog throughout. It also keeps the tension high, though that part is a bit of a cheat since it relies heavily on the presence of loaded and aimed firearms, implements of torture, and plenty of stage blood...A ghoulish ending pushes ...
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October 26th, 2018
"From its dramatic opening, there's nowhere for 'Goodbody' to go but down, even if Ernst keeps raising the stakes with complicated backstories and developments that leave one breathlessly confused. The production, however, is a good one, with rapid-fire direction by Melissa Firlit, the aforementi...
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October 17th, 2018
“A screwball murder caper...Cleverly penned...and directed...The story unfolds with twists and turns before a somewhat surprising and very satisfying denouement. It’s meant to a be a goofy bad-guy story that’s escapist theater at its best. Best of all ‘Goodbody’ has little to do with any current ...
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