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Life Is But a Dream

3 Members say: Enchanting, Great writing, Funny, Great acting, Clever
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Spicy Witch presents a new staging of Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s fantastical Spanish Golden Age drama.  More…

In 'Life is But a Dream,' Rosaura sets out on a quest to Poland in order confront her ex-boyfriend. Along the way she discovers a dizzying array of estranged relatives, unfulfilled prophecies and struggles for succession.

'Life Is But a Dream' is bring presented in repertory with a new play inspired by Calderón's classic, 'Merrily Merrily.'


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93
Funny, Poignant, Dizzying, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you think a contemporary production of a classic play remains most faithful to the original when it discovers today’s world in that play.

Don't see it if you prefer your plays naturalistic.

Also If you live in the NYC area & love classic theater, treat yourself to ... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Enchanting, Hilarious, Entertaining, Smart

See it if you enjoy a fresh, modern, feminist, comedic translation of Life's a Dream.

Don't see it if you're not up for a fast-paced comedy.

Also The translation of this play is exquisite. Sharp, fun word play and co... Read more Read less

78
Absorbing, Ambitious, Enchanting, Intense, Cliched

See it if you love new translation of old works, really committed ensemble work, quirky staging

Don't see it if older styles of dramatic plotting and characters irritate you


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