Untitled Theater Company No. 61 presents this new play examining the nexus between neuroscience, marketing, art, and love. More…
Set at a neuromarketing firm, "The Neurology of the Soul" follows a neuroscientist who is trying to scientifically define love, his wife, an artist who is using her brain scans as the basis of video self-portraits, a marketer who is trying to apply the science of love to advertising, and a gallery owner who deals with art as a commodity.
See it if Thought provoking re: What if. Post performance talks by experts in the field.Nice use of videos.hope for a follow up when more info is ..
Don't see it if When actors behind the screen the voices need clarity.Post play interviewee when answer co host tended to talk to him and not the audience
See it if you’d like to see a piece that puts some of our civilization’s big ticket items on trial: love, science, need, commerce, fidelity, art…
Don't see it if you don’t think of the theater as a place you want to think.
See it if you would like good juxtaposition of marketing and human neurological response research presented in an entertaining way w/ good projections
Don't see it if you do not want to watch the ills of market techniques and relationship troubles by researchers with loved ones.
See it if for the insightful blend of science & art that underpins the plot. The theater has artwork & post show interviews to support the theme.
Don't see it if you have triggering issues with brain explorations and MRIs.
See it if Neuroscientist scans wife’s brain to measure emotions (love). Results are used by his boss for product marketing and by his wife to make art
Don't see it if You don’t like intellectually challenging plays that examine what it means to be human, to love, appreciate art, make & sell things of value
See it if you like plays that are thought provoking, unique in theme, realistic dialog, good characterizations and fine acting.
Don't see it if you dislike plays that deal with scientific mind research and the effects on human lives and serious rather then light/comic presentations.
See it if If you a great story of mind vs. heart vs marketing told by a super cast.
Don't see it if You like more traditional theater.
See it if You like science , art ,and an exploration of relationship dynamics It didn’t go deep enough but was entertaining
Don't see it if You want to be seriously challenged. This is more stereotypical but fun enough
See it if you're interested in new technology and the business of promoting and selling works of art .
Don't see it if you want to hear all the lines spoken by the female lead. She spoke too low, too fast and often behind a curtain.
See it if you're interested in the neural bases of emotion, consciousness, suggestibility, and motivation. Einhorn juggles these impressively.
Don't see it if you prefer to engage with complex believable characters over ideas. This is Stoppard lite, but without compelling human behavior
See it if You are interested in a play that deals with scientific research on love which the results might change the view of neuroscience
Don't see it if You do not like small productions, plays with a lot of medical and science referrals, infedility, love
See it if A neurological researcher uses his wife as his subject for experiments to image the brain in response to romantic and sexual stimuli.
Don't see it if ... if you don't enjoy plays that need more work. The concept is very interesting, but actors are stiff or miscast.
See it if You want a smart but simple love story about how neuroscience can be used by us and against ourselves. Enjoy two dynamic performances
Don't see it if You mind a main arc that is predictable and at the end a bit sappy. Don’t get academic humor or enjoy that.
See it if You enjoy a play that examines the nexus between neuroscience, marketing , art and love
Don't see it if You have no imagination
See it if You enjoy learning the research behind the way humans make subconscious decisions in an interesting and engaging play
Don't see it if You find research about how the brain works or what spurs us to lean towards certain choices uninteresting as a story.
See it if You’re interested in modern times, the bad side of marketing, marital ups and downs, the seedy side of art marketing and a good script.
Don't see it if You think it will be more about science than human vulnerabilities.
See it if you're interested in the pros and cons of neuroscience and the way that it's used to affect love relationships and marketing in general.
Don't see it if if you're not interested in the pros and cons of neuroscience as it's used to affect love relationships and marketing in general.
See it if You are interested in thought provoking themes on science, love and art and in great staging.
Don't see it if You don't have patience for long, didactic monologues.
See it if You like thought-provoking plays raising questions about science and humanity in story form that will stick with you. Great actors & script.
Don't see it if You don’t like small-scale plays with only four actors. Also, be aware there is a bit of coarse sexual language.
See it if you want to be pleasantly surprised by a small production with simple staging. A great melding of science, art and human relations.
Don't see it if you want a large cast, elaborate production, comedy, singing or dancing.
See it if If you wanted be challenged to think about the way advertising affects ones choices.
Don't see it if Don’t see it you want Entertaintment purely for entertainments sake.
See it if ... if you're curious about the human/societal nexus between the "science/technology of the brain" and how thoughts/emotions actually work.
Don't see it if ... if you NOT curious about the above and do NOT want to "think" or enjoy a delightful, thought-provoking show.