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Intrusion
Midtown W
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Intrusion NYC Reviews and Tickets

72%
(33 Reviews)
Positive
73%
Mixed
21%
Negative
6%
Members say
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Relevant, Absorbing

About the Show

Twenty years in the future, sexual violence has been eradicated. Until one woman comes forward about her rape. This solo show provides a look at how we all perpetuate rape culture.

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Member Reviews (33)

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70
Educational presentation vs theatrical play, Stats-fest / thought-provoking, Informative / intelligent / important, Relevant / ambitious / promising, Well-staged & delivered

See it if you'll bring your thinking-caps. Much to absorb, if you're actually interested in what you've invested in by purchasing a tkt to this show.

Don't see it if you can handle a one-woman show about rape (8 characters in a bit over an hr). More seminar than play, w/tons of statistics thrown @ you. Read more

70
Confusing, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Clever, Slow

See it if you want facts about Rape and see a different perspective from different folks

Don't see it if you dont like one person playing multiple characters Read more

Critic Reviews (4)

September 8th, 2018

"Well-paced but sometimes heavy-handed...Kadwani does a solid job of making each of her characters distinctive...But in the end, she may have too much on her plate...Using the same technique with every character comes across as didactic and distancing...Ms. Kadwani, notwithstanding, does manage to comprehensively cover the history of sexual violence...May not be perfect, but it takes necessary steps toward sparking a long overdue dialogue about sexual violence in our culture.”
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September 8th, 2018

“In ‘Intrusion’, we get a vision of a world that has been rape-free for 20 years. This blank slate is a clever way for Kadwani to convey the complexity of rape and the reaction to it in an organized fashion, while her talent for transforming herself into a wide range of characters conveys just how multi-faceted and massively affecting the topic can be...Kadwani’s deeply intelligent and powerful piece is for anyone who not only wants to know why things are the way they are, but where to find hope."
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January 19th, 2018
For a previous production

"Q is one of the most amazing, committed, convincing, captivating performers I have ever seen...What stands out most to me about Q as a performer is how convincing and intense she can be...Though its only her on stage, she does a great job, through the use of her talents, props, and conversation to create an entire community...'Intrusion' couldn’t have come out at a better time...I strongly encourage you to take the time to watch this play, it’s totally worth the time."
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B
January 22nd, 2018
For a previous production

"Her theme could hardly be timelier, yet Kadwani has much more to add to current conversation than an extra blast of the prevalent sound and fury. Exhaustively researched, artfully assembled, and acted to perfection, her script traces the repercussions of sexual assault across the web of society at large...Her characters—often armed with horrifying statistics, pointedly deployed—raise questions that continue to resonate long after one leaves the theater."
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