Manhattan Theatre Club presents the American premiere of Nick Payne's play, which examines whether our memories and identities exist only in our minds. More…
A pathologist steals the brain of Albert Einstein; a neuropsychologist embarks on her first romance with another woman; a seizure patient forgets everything except how much he loves his girlfriend. These mysterious stories are braided into one breathtaking whole that asks whether memory and identity are nothing but illusions. Directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, 'Incognito' takes us into the last uncharted realm: the mind.
See it if you want to work hard, the show is impossible to follow. You really have to focus and pay attention but not in an enjoyable way.
Don't see it if if you want to sit back and relax. you will get no enjoyment from this show. It's 4 actors playing way too many parts
See it if you want to see excellent actors overcome a weak and repetitive script.
Don't see it if you're tired of seeing Payne write about how time is useless, repetitive, and meaningless.
See it if You're able to keep tons of confusing plots in your head straight, where actors constantly switch between characters.
Don't see it if You need to stay awake, as many were yawning and had their eyes closed. Extremely confusing and impossible to make sense of.
See it if you are a braniac who can connect many non-linear dots. Don't blink or you will loose the whole show. However, the acting is very good.
Don't see it if you want a clear, understandable play. Three stories, 20+ characters all mashed together.
See it if Obnoxious, combative, uncomfortable. Each actor played 4 chars. It seemed the chars were always in conflict. Either one was yelling or was
Don't see it if accusatory and was pulling words out of the other. 2 stories. One re a man who lost his memory and the other re a man who stole Einstein's b