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The Sickness
Soho/Tribeca
51

The Sickness NYC Reviews and Tickets

51%
(8 Reviews)
Positive
25%
Mixed
25%
Negative
50%
Members say
Excruciating, Intense, Disappointing, Great acting, Indulgent

About the Show

Set in the Lower East Side in the 1990s and early 2000s, this new work is loosely based on real experiences and follows the structure of Homer's "The Odyssey."


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Member Reviews (8)

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Insipid, Excruciating, Disappointing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You enjoyed a sad & depressing drama on drug addiction with an experimental theatrical touch.

Don't see it if Drug addiction is not a topic that would bring you to the theater.

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Slow, Excruciating, Disappointing, Confusing, Banal

See it if Don't. It seems to be trying to maybe show what junk time is like: confusing/repetitive/boring/poorly lit/semi-nonsensical. The cast is ok,

Don't see it if the play isn't - it's 80 min that feels like 200. Not enjoyable in any way & not unenjoyable in a way that you'll appreciate. A big misfire

Critic Reviews (1)

February 17th, 2020

"As a piece of literature, 'The Sickness' has promise but as a play it is brutal to sit through. When X and Y finally overdose, everyone gets to go home, perhaps a little more grateful for their own good fortune but no less judgmental of drug addicts than they might have been upon arrival."
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