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Manhattan | Ends Mar 02

The Neurology of the Soul

From 1 critic and 30 member reviews
Members say: Disappointing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Clever

About the show

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.



93
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Great staging

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.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

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.

80
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant

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.

78
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Romantic, Cliched

See it if You want a smart but simple love story about how neuroscience can be used by us and against ourselves. Enjoy tow 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.

77
Long, Engaging, Smart, Probing, A bit sentimental

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.

Also Love, science, need, commerce, fidelity, art: I’m glad that playwright... Read more Read less

75
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Profound

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

70
Absorbing, Intelligent, Romantic, Undercooked

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.

82
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Romantic

See it if You want to see some stellar acting and a thought provoking show. The design elements are wonderful and the acting is absolutely stunning.

Don't see it if You don't like somewhat stilted, "talky" pieces - there is a lot of sitting around talking at each other, & repeating things multiple times

79
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Indulgent

See it if You want an interesting night at the theater with some stunning performances.

Don't see it if You don't like heady, intellectual pieces. It seems at moments like the writer was more interested in writing a thesis than a play...

75
Great acting, Banal, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You want to see some phenomenal actors. The characters of Mark and Amy especially were really engaging (kudos to the actors.)

Don't see it if You don't like slow moving, talky pieces.

Also This feels more like a college lecture than an artistic work. I'm not ... Read more Read less

75
Ambitious, Clever, Intelligent, Slow, Great staging

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.

73
Great acting, Intelligent, Disappointing

See it if You'd like to see an intellectual look on love through the lens of science with some great actors.

Don't see it if You want an emotionally moving, dramaturgically sound evening.

Also The actors are not being served by this material - lines are phrased o... Read more Read less

78
During previews
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Engaging, Good acting

See it if You enjoy love stories and learning something new in the process.

Don't see it if You prefer musicals or large stage productions.

73
During previews
Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You like to see thought-provoking theater dealing with an interesting subject matter, presented with innovative staging and multimedia.

Don't see it if You don’t want to think too hard, or want a glitzy, traditional play.


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