Meet Satan, Eve, and two modern jailbirds in Winsome Brown's new solo show, which mixes original text with passages from Milton's 'Paradise Lost' and the writings of James Joyce. More…
Obie winner Brown's new show takes audiences on a wild ride from Hell to Jail with a brief stop in Paradise. As the United States stands on the brink of a major election, 'Hit the Body Alarm' explores the irrevocable decisions we make, and the permanent consequences they bring.
See it if you want to hear beautiful words spoken beautifully. The well named Winsome Brown is a joy to watch.
Don't see it if you expect anything like a plot. The set consists of plastic drop clothes that are moved and rearranged for no reason.
See it if You like experimental theatre. You like poetry. You like hearing stories.
Don't see it if You dislike experimental theatre & poetry. You want a clear connection between scenes:I liked all the pieces but didn't see a connection.
See it if you like Winsome Brown, one woman shows, interesting monologues about prison life and crime.
Don't see it if you don't like serious, rather arty shows.
See it if You love indulgent rambling on the concept of imprisonment & Satan vs God that have been heard before & have been around since Jesus himself
Don't see it if You want to see a compelling performance art piece that has a fresh take on ancient philosophical debates and musings of Milton & Joyce.
See it if you're in the mood for a riveting production, featuring the great Winsme Brown, who has the range and technical ability to do anything.
Don't see it if you like only realistic paintings. Or you need plot milestones and contemporary dialogue exclusively to moor your theatre-going experience.
See it if You like amazing acting and a clever storyline and overlying themed pieces which are intelligent masterful thought-provoking and engaging.
Don't see it if You are offended by nudity (there is one scene)
See it if You enjoy the works of James Joyce and John Milton, and/or the themes of righteousness, hell, and imprisonment.
Don't see it if You're sensitive to dramatic prison themes and religious themes dealing with hell, or if you desire a show with strong plot.