Already closed | 1h 0m | East Village

The Cold Record

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Sui generis, Edgy, Insipid, Delightful

About the show

This solo show tells story of a 12-year old boy who tries to set the record for leaving school the most days with a fever and in the process falls in love with the school nurse and breaks his heart on the punk rock. More…

A secret performance. You must promise never to speak about what you witnessed or else you'll get kicked out. Part of the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival.

1h 0m | Already closed | Public Theater (East Village)

Member Reviews (3)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Sui generis, Edgy, Insipid, Delightful
72
Avg Score

61
Banal, Cliched, Edgy, Insipid

See it if If your ass punk rock fan in a intimate setting. You like this companies priductions.

Don't see it if Mr Lynn talks at rapid pace, difficult to pick up dialogue at times. Story adds no vakue

80
Clever, Intriguing, Sui generis

See it if You enjoy a very broad concept of theater. This intimate interactive story sneaks up on you to be more than a fun story with free beer.

Don't see it if You need a proscenium, don't want to be personally involved, and don't see any value in punk rock.

75
Delightful, Enchanting, Funny, Entertaining, Quick

See it if you love punk rock and talking/thinking about how music influences you, you like intimate performance

Don't see it if you want a performance that's not from the POV of a young white man and an older white man


January 7th, 2019
"Then comes the story, which Mr. Lynn rattles off in mile-a-minute haste and a confident actor’s control of the audience...As directed by Shaw, the story, captivating and sad and beautifully delivered, is leavened by its pacing and its charmingly low-tech special effects. But I couldn’t help feel...
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