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The Accidental Awakening

From 4 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Great writing, Clever, Resonant, Ambitious

About the show

Presented in four vignettes, this new drama centers four stifled main characters, who struggle to find the meaning in their lives. More…

From the show:

Lack of fulfillment, angst, and life's pressures have stifled four, unique, main characters facing the meaning of their lives and fears of their mortality through different circumstances. The idea that inevitably leaving this world one day, and every ONE and every THING in it, is both emotionally crippling and disconcerting for "Meredith" (a retired figure skater turned coach), "Dr. Daniel Lancaster" (a physician), "Flower" (a social media influencer), and "Adrien" (a disgruntled writer). As their life paths unfold at a crossroads, they are forced to deal with the consequences of their choices and their fears head on. Presented in four, thought provoking and coherent vignettes, our characters struggle to find their worthiness and self-discovery, and in doing so, it may just change and awaken everyone forever, or will it?



Member Reviews (4)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Great writing, Clever, Resonant, Ambitious
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79
Great acting, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Clever

See it if Message roundelay built on four scenes connecting thematically by views of the stations of mortality. "We could call it spiritual medicine."

Don't see it if Two-hours-and-forty minutes of seated talking heads espousing opinions of the mortal coil where the real drama emerges in the last moments.

Also "You just have to integrate your humanity with your education/A joyful... Read more Read less

50
Weak showcase, Preachy, Needs serious cuts, Melodramatic mud pies

See it if you'd like a nearly 3-hour melodrama w few interesting ideas & moments; sees death as a "new creation." Nice sets, costumes.

Don't see it if you'd dislike 3 hrs of amateur philosophy, w 1st act in cafe, backed by grating piped-in musack or a script desperate for X-Acto blade cuts.

Also I can't remember when I last saw such a painfully slow piece of showca... Read more Read less

82
Off, off but right-on broadway, Great writing, Great acting, Clever

See it if There is some brilliant writing, acting (rage monologue from a terminal hospital patient) in this hidden gem off, off Broadway, a must see

Don't see it if Needs some trimming, and rock band neighbor makes it difficult at times.

Also Anyone who loves theatre - - the methodology of acting and collaborati... Read more Read less

90
Ambitious, Intense, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You need some assurance and thought inducing analytics about your current life and where we end up (or don’t) after this. Nice presentation

Don't see it if You don’t have two hours to give your full attention, which it deserves. Twists come unexpectedly. Theater itself needs TLC


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