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Meaningful Conversation

From 47 member  reviews
Members say: Slow, Great acting, Disappointing, Absorbing, Funny

About the show

In New Light Theater Project's world premiere drama, two Queens neighbors coexist as intimate strangers until an unexpected occurrence forces them together. More…

During a blackout, new neighbors David and Nat engage in unusual conversation and wind up revealing more about themselves than they intend. Two years later, they are thrust back into each other lives when a domestic dispute erupts in their building, forcing them to reexamine their initial encounter in unexpected ways. 

Member Reviews (47)


Slow, Great acting, Disappointing, Absorbing, Funny

Slow, Banal, Disappointing

See it if you like meaningless theater.

Don't see it if you like plays that have actual plot and action and character development.

Also The actors and director do what they can. They stage design is the hig... Read more Read less

Disappointing, Slow, Annoying

See it if You have nothing else to do. In all fairness, we left at intermission so maybe it got better but we just didn't care enough to stay.

Don't see it if You don't want to waste an evening. It wasn't horrible but the female lead's character was totally annoying and the male actor wasn't good.

During previews
Banal, Cliched, Slow

See it if I wanted to like this play but... to call it a school play would be an overstatement. An Underdeveloped play with very poor acting brings

Don't see it if Unwatchable results. What works at home for your mom and dad not always is something to bring on a professional stage. Back to rehearsal!

September 12th, 2018
“This is a play that I needed a night to sleep on before I could fully process what I had seen. The two acts, at first, seemed to be disconnected...’Meaningful Conversation’ is raw and real. It depicts a snapshot of life like I've never seen on stage. It shows intimate relationships between pairs...
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September 13th, 2018
"We find ourselves in anticipation throughout Act I waiting for something more that might be the reason why we want to sit through Act II. Sadly, we are disappointed in hoping that the conversations will actually be more meaningful...Director Anais Koivisto elicits some good performances but prob...
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September 14th, 2018
"Directed with a slightly messy but intriguing dynamic, 'Meaningful Conversation' attempts to dissect the intimate interactions that a blackout erupts upon when two strangers who are also neighbors reveal more about themselves than they ever wanted...'Meaningful Conversation' drives forward with ...
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September 13th, 2018
"It takes quite a while before there are a few moments of rare meaningful conversation in this new play, and it ultimately ends with gimmickry. But holding interest throughout are excellent cast members who provide a feeling of watching real people...Our experience with the characters presented u...
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