Already closed | 1h 30m | Midtown W

Scissoring

From 32 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant

About the show

In INTAR Theatre's new drama, a New Orleans teacher must confront the clash between the life she has created with her long-term girlfriend and her career as a devoted teacher in a repressive Catholic school. More…

As Abigail struggles to reconcile the two, she receives pressure from the school's shape-shifting, personified public address system and guidance from the figures of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Roosevelt's devoted friend and lover, Lorena Hickok.

1h 30m | Already closed | INTAR Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (32)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Relevant

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Disappointing, Relevant, Soapy, Ambitious, Intimate

See it if you want a unique lesbian-centered story, love soapy plots, would enjoy good production values in an intimate space.

Don't see it if will be offended by gay themes, want emotional complexity, are looking for chemistry between the actors, need a script that feels complete.


June 27th, 2018
"It bears some hallmarks of a grad-school play: a relatively large cast, which in this well balanced production is a pleasure to watch; occasional lapses into authorial argument; and an awkward ending that’s too easy to anticipate. The play made me eager to see what Ms. Quintana will do next, but...
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June 12th, 2018
“Quintana’s highly theatrical ‘Scissoring’, where comedy, drama and fantasy converge. The dialogue is witty, the characters are richly rendered and the plot is wildly unpredictable...Fadul’s energetic staging realizes the play’s humor and seriousness as it smoothly flows. The performances are uni...
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June 11th, 2018
"A quirky look at love, sexuality, and acceptance...The level of acting in this production; the hard work, love, and care present in ‘Scissoring’ are extraordinarily clear. The ensemble cast, ably directed by Estefanía Fadul, does the difficult subject matter justice, and then some. But Christina...
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June 20th, 2018
"Touching and introspective...'Scissoring' principally revolves around Abigail’s grappling with the complexities, difficulties and consequences of trying to compartmentalize her personal life and her work life...Her interactions are poignant, touching, and laugh out loud funny at times...A fresh,...
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