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T.B. Sheets

From 10 member  reviews
Members say: Dizzying, Great acting, Ambitious, Exquisite, Funny

About the show

The Tank and Buran Theatre present a dance-theater piece about a community of terminally ill mystics who build a spaceship to escape their physical ailments. More…

Inspired by Thomas Mann’s novel "The Magic Mountain," Simone Weil’s feminist mysticism, and the lives of hermit saints, this hybrid work is set in a tuberculosis sanatorium on a remote mountainside. 'T.B. Sheets' celebrates the power of the fragile and afflicted body, and the multiplicity and fluidity of identity.


Member Reviews (10)

MEMBERS SAY:

Dizzying, Great acting, Ambitious, Exquisite, Funny

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Ambitious, Dizzying, Excruciating, Quirky, Excellent movement

See it if you love experimental theater. It is a wild and wacky ride, telling its story in movement, emotion and distorted text.

Don't see it if you want a traditional theater experience. You quite often don't understand what is going on and may not care.


May 18th, 2017
“The world premiere of Buran Theatre's ‘T.B. Sheets’ by Adam R. Burnett appears to be heavily influenced by Thomas Mann's ‘The Magic Mountain.’ The question is if you are going to leave out all of the novel's political debate, why bother choosing ‘The Magic Mountain?’ The format of this multimedi...
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May 22nd, 2017
“Despite the debatable parallel between tuberculosis and gender fluidity, ‘T.B. Sheets’ is a reassuring, poetic and occasionally funny play with songs…You may find yourself in love with the whimsical characters...Unfortunately, as directed by Lisa Nevada, the collective of patients and staff neve...
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