Summer Shorts 2015 (Series B)
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Summer Shorts 2015 (Series B) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(6 Reviews)
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Great acting, Clever, Great writing, Entertaining, Funny

About the Show

59E59's 'Summer Shorts' returns for another summer of new American one-acts featuring original plays by the country's top playwrights.

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Clever, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if if you want to see 3 plays in hour and a half. Brillstein's play was very good, the lst one was so so first one was good. all in all fun.

Don't see it if if you want a play that deals with one subject or entity , if you want something that has been proven through touring first then brought to

Uneven, Thought-provoking, Surprising, Great acting

See it if you don't mind an uneven mix of 1 pretty good show, 1 pretty bad show and 1 pretty amazing show.

Don't see it if you expect consistently high quality and production values.

Critic Reviews (2)

August 2nd, 2015

"Vaughn’s direction is overactive...But the tonal mix of the letters reveals a distinct and compelling voice...Lucy Thurber’s lackluster 'Unstuck' is about a demoralized man who spends his birthday moldering at home...In Robert O’Hara’s seamy, steamy 'Built,' Mr. O’Hara keeps shifting perspective so that our comfortable moral judgments get tangled and jangled. Neat and nasty, this is a treacherously erotic piece of writing."
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August 3rd, 2015

"'Series B' manages to create something resembling a complete evening of theater...O’Hara reminds us he is a powerful storyteller who, with 'Built.' manages to have his audience situated in a no-man’s land between cringing with half-covered ears and straining to make out every next line...'Love Letters to a Dictator' is configured intriguingly, but by its close it forces us to wonder how interchangeable the recipient of Stella’s poetic inquiries might be."
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