Part comedy, part absurdism, part horror, this new work tells the story of Pete, a small town, Midwestern guy and a vicious, yet oddly smooth-talking Tyrannosaur named Nero. More…
'Pete Rex' is a wholly human story about depression and the choices a young man makes in a fruitless attempt to remain insulated from the fragility of life, and how those very choices ironically lead him, his loved ones, and the world directly into the jaws of mortal danger.
See it if you enjoy absurdist plays with a point of view; acting was fine, dino costume hilarious, ending wraps it up nicely.
Don't see it if you can't abide absurd plots with strange characters, a bit of edgy violence, make-believe. You are not a dinosaur fan.
See it if you want to see a small entertaining show that is experimental but also very accessible and easy to follow in narrative.
Don't see it if you can't suspend your disbelief with all the absurd twists & turns. The second act gets particularly weird, but don't take it too seriously
See it if You want to watch gifted actors attempt to breath life into a poorly constructed, tone-confused script.
Don't see it if You don't want to see a promising idea delivered poorly through uneven pacing and confusing, inconsistent intent.
See it if Usually I wait for the second act if the show shows some promise of getting better. Sorry I didn’t leave at intermission this time.
Don't see it if Your looking to be entertained.
See it if Like childish silliness attempting to be philosophical. The Rex character was very good.
Don't see it if Like well put together plays that move along quickly.
See it if you enjoy quick witted humor, genre-blending surrealism, and committed performances from a small cast of masterful performers!
Don't see it if you don't enjoy horror/comedy/absurdist pieces or can't identify with the feeling of being stuck in a bad situation or left behind by life.
See it if you like a completely original story, an absurdist situation that is at once funny and totally understandable, a poingant conclusion
Don't see it if you don't like dinosaurs or don't want to use your imagination, it's not kitchen sink drama
See it if you are a gamer, under 35, (over 35), and are looking for a new imaginative play, and enjoy the mildly absurd.
Don't see it if you don't like dinosaurs, don't want to use your brain or demand literal representations on stage.