Already closed | 1h 0m | Midtown W

Intrusion

From 33 member  reviews
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. More…

Over the span of an hour and through her portrayal of 8 characters, Qurrat Ann Kadwani evaluates the flaws in a society where rape is supposedly eradicated, helping to raise awareness about sexual violence and combat systemic oppression.

1h 0m | Already closed | St Luke's Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (33)

MEMBERS SAY:

Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Relevant, Absorbing

30
Disappointing, Banal, Confusing

See it if ...you just need to have your preconceived notions reinforced.

Don't see it if You want to be challenged or to encounter something compelling.

During previews
49
Cliched, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you want to see a sincere "polemic" on how society, men and women, profit from rape.

Don't see it if you expect a real play dealing with the very interesting topic about how a society deals with reality intruding on its principles.


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 t...
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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 ho...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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