New York Neo-Futurists presents this ever-changing theatrical experiment inspired by what the audience says they want to see onstage. From the company behind the long-running hit 'Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind.' More…
What makes a piece of theater a success? 'The Great American Drama' is a living theatrical experiment to test the validity of the American Dream: that anyone, regardless of their given circumstance, can achieve prosperity and success through hard work and determination. Through interviews and surveys, you’ll tell the troupe how you like your theater and what would make you buy a ticket, and four Neo-Futurists will strive to deliver everything demanded of them. The cast will even invite the audience to review them each night and change the show accordingly in their pursuit of its success.
See it if You want to see an innovative concept executed well. It's an easy to swallow yet complicated enough experimental piece. Solid performing.
Don't see it if Experimental shows are not your thing. You don't have a curious mind.
See it if You want to take a unique journey w/the actors & audience for a moving & funny experience that's part theatre & social experiment.
Don't see it if You don't like experimental theatre. You don't like shows that were created through improv. You want a show w/a story.
See it if you like to participate in your theater, and you want to help a very earnest young playwright with an ambitious theatrical experiment.
Don't see it if you like traditional theater, you're unwilling to accept that when theater is created by the audience, sometimes it's pretty disjointed.
See it if You're up for a fresh & different theatrical evening. Timely questions abound about the nature of time, life, ethics & the American Dream.
Don't see it if You don't want to engage, expect a storyline or traditional scripted play; or dislike having to think.
See it if you want a show with no plot and jumps all over the place. The acting was fine, but it wasn't a show. Very disappointed.
Don't see it if you don't want to waste 1 1/2 hours thinking to yourself, what am I watching. there are a few scenes that are decent, rest awful.
See it if You want to see experimental threaters: including interactions with the actors and the actors' carrying out feedbacks from the audience.
Don't see it if You want a coherent story. Experimental theater is not your thing.
See it if you're up for experimental theater. This is a clever, original premise that kept us guessing what was coming next; we weren't disappointed!
Don't see it if you want a plot, a 'through line,' or everything spelled out for you. You'll be thinking and talking about this for a while figure it out.
See it if you like starving artists in a therapy session on why they choose acting over another vocation. get over it & don't burden the audience!
Don't see it if you want entertainment. its original & creative but not enjoyable or worthy of a broader audience. dont burden us w/your financial woes
See it if You like interactive theatre that is creative and innovative. You like current topics and creativity!
Don't see it if If you like traditional linear shows and dislike being asked to be part of the theatre experience
See it if you like devised pieces experimenting with outside ideas and a non-linear structure.
Don't see it if it is painful for you to see a style of show that feels dated and periodic forced moments.
See it if you like the neo's or just enjoy true theater that can be edgy at times.
Don't see it if you don't like non-linear, or continuos storylines, or are easily offended.
See it if you like episodic shows that are topical as well as entertaining
Don't see it if you need a show with a strong through-line or are put-off by a show that is hit or miss; some material works, some doesn't
See it if you trust high scoring members reviews. Show is experimental mishmash of short vignettes. Approval is audience demographically oriented.
Don't see it if you trust critics' reviews. I could not connect with the show, yet audience give 90+% approval. This time for me improv stands for improve!
See it if You want to laugh uproariously in one scene and be on the verge of tears in the next. You care about what's happening in the world.
Don't see it if You're not familiar with theatre, you don't appreciate "meta" commentary. You want to see something that's just silly without a message.
See it if you enjoy theatre outside the box. Very tongue in cheek but in a sincere way.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy theatre that will make you think. But if that's the case then stop going to theatre.
See it if you like experimental shows and are willing to provide the show with the space as it tries to improve. The show is edgy
Don't see it if you would like a show designed by committee (i.e. the audience) or a show that does not really have a focus.
See it if you want to see great actors experiment with a show. You never know what version you will see since the show changes each night.
Don't see it if theater that tries to push boundaries makes you feel uncomfortable.
See it if you enjoy productions that are experimental in nature, and if you appreciate theatrical experiences that are never the same thing twice
Don't see it if you don't have a "ready-for-anything" type of attitude.
See it if you like improve, audience participation, and a series of skits.
Don't see it if like a well rehearsed show with a story line and well developed characters..