Already closed | 1h 0m | Midtown W


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)


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

During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Intense, Resonant

See it if You are interested in an excellent actress who can portray numerous viewpoints from varied characters, like Anna Devere Smith

Don't see it if You want a full storyline drama and you are a little overwhelmed by all the talk of sexual violence

Also Ms kadwani portrays numerous characters in sketches , some of which ar... Read more Read less

During previews
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Disappointing, A for effort

See it if You want to see a one woman show about the history, politics, thoughts, feelings and perspectives on rape. Want a lecture on history of rape

Don't see it if You don’t like one person shows, not interested in the topic of rape, don’t like lectures

Also This is a tough topic to make into a show and I give the writer/actres... Read more Read less

During previews
Disappointing, Cliched, Banal, Fluffy

See it if You like one-person shows that begin with a good potential plot and then never return to that plot; too many tangents

Don't see it if For all of the above reasons

During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you want to hear more about activism against sexual violence.

Don't see it if you don't like shows about women's issues.

During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, Relevant

See it if you enjoy watching an unbelievably versatile actor whose every word & action invests you and brings an incredible script to life.

Don't see it if you are not interested in solo plays or learning about sexual violence through theatre.

During previews
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You 've never experienced a solo play. It's great to see the actress transition from 1 character to another - especially a child at 1 point.

Don't see it if You're not interested in discussing the topic of sexual violence.

During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Masterful

See it if you're looking for an emotionally and intellectually challenging bravura solo performance by a gifted writer/performer.

Don't see it if You're looking for "fluff" entertainment that doesn't require self-reflection and thought.

Also Rape is not an easily discussed public issue, especially in a theatric... Read more Read less

During previews
Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Profound

See it if You like to be provoked and moved by theatre

Don't see it if Factual insights and snippets in a show aren’t your thing

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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