A teen-drama riff on Racine’s "Phèdre," Minor Theater’s “Pathetic” invites you to get off on the sick horrors of becoming a woman. More…
In this world premiere, teen girls experiment with sex, magic, and murder while mom sinks deep into lust and self-loathing.
See it if Teenage girls fear & embrace sexual havoc, while mom loathes her loss of desirability. Lust as a destructive, uncontrollable monster.
Don't see it if You don’t like weird absurdist wandering. Nudity, simulated sex & other explicit stuff. Violence. Funny & “pathetic” when taken as a satire.
See it if you want to see a very smart script that manages to break the rules at every turn even as it pays its respects to theater tradition.
Don't see it if loud music, intense feelings, violence to body & mind or blood upset you.
See it if you enjoy a strange teen drama based on a Greek play with topics of sex, violence, raw language. Don't mind noise
Don't see it if you are expecting a light-hearted play. Are offended by nudity, violence, sex and foul language.
See it if Teenage goddess cults, sex and power relations, bloody violence - what's not to like? Jarcho understands the power of affect and feeling.
Don't see it if The narrative drops off in the 2nd half of the play, so even at its short length, the action could have been more concentrated.