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The Fall (FringeNYC)
Soho/Tribeca
81

The Fall (FringeNYC) NYC Reviews and Tickets

81%
(28 Reviews)
Positive
86%
Mixed
14%
Negative
0%
Members say
Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Great writing

About the Show

A FringeNYC Encore: In this memory play-meets-docudrama, six young women search for identity, understanding, and redemption in the wake of a national tragedy.

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Member Reviews (28)

80
Absorbing, Resonant, Intense

See it if Emotional and well acted, but a bit uneven. Will resonate with girls close to their dads.

Don't see it if You can't handle a work about 9-11

100
Absorbing, Great singing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You want to hear young ladies talk about the loss of their dad on 9/11 and how it has affected their lives. You like simple staging.

Don't see it if You are not okay with revisiting 9/11. Don't like simple staging. You do not want to feel and reflect. Read more

Critic Reviews (2)

August 14th, 2016

"The reason to see 'The Fall' is for the performances. And let me offer that it isn’t just the lead actors who are standouts...There’s some really honest listening happening up there, and some remarkably truthful and powerful actors handling these monologues...That said, Lilia Rubin’s play feels dated...We aren’t allowed a gripping story to hang our hats on, but rather a patchwork of intimately related episodes."
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August 14th, 2016

“Lilia Ruben, the playwright, has crafted a strong text that has obviously been intensively researched and cleverly structured...She has a great ability to shape characters that are recognizable and believable...Director Jane Arnfield has injected this performance with inspired blocking, moments of heartbreaking beauty, and gentle humanity, which makes it a delicate orchid that blooms powerfully in your imagination.”
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