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THE THEATRE MADE IN PARADISE (FringeNYC)

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Intelligent

About the show

Part of FringeNYC: Actors from Elizabethan England emerge on Cape Cod in 1619 to start the first indie theatre. With a copy of The Tempest, gold, their talent and dreams, - and aid from the Wampanoag,- they overcome Puritans, who believe they're witches. More…

Categories: Drama, FringeHIGH, Comedy, Local. Written by Jonathon Ward. Directed by Danielle Skraastad.


Member Reviews (12)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Intelligent
86
Avg Score

85
Ambitious, Entertaining, Epic

See it if You like physical, creative action. Actors creating all the environment and action with no props or sets.

Don't see it if You need a straightforward narrative.

90
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Original, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy well acted original light comedy.

Don't see it if you want to see something with dramatic depth.

50
Confusing, Overrated, Indulgent

See it if You: like political statements; enjoy tone going from wacky to earnest and back in 60 seconds; want to see creative direction.

Don't see it if You: value coherent plot & tone; agree it's unethical to rate your own play to drive up show-score. Plus everything CurtainUp review said.

86
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Unique, Great acting

See it if You like diverse casts, and subtle humor mixed in with physical comedy.

Don't see it if You are a snob

100
Great acting, Intelligent, Refreshing, Clever, Great singing

See it if I am the director! Hahaha! I love this play! It is a sweet homage to theatre with great actors. Come and have fun!

Don't see it if You hate comedies and authors who have playful plot twists.

100
Absorbing, Clever, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if Filled with cultural confrontations. From Indian chants to Shakesperian Iambic pentameter. Hear the views of nature's spirits and the souls.

Don't see it if You support Donald Trump for President.

100
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Original, Quirky

See it if Your interested in watching something a little different, intelligent and humorous

Don't see it if You don't like to support young actors being brave and doing something a little different.

100
Funny, Entertaining, Delightful, Great acting, Masterful

See it if The Play is wonderful. The actors are young & highly skilled. Very professional. They delivered the script with great comic skill!

Don't see it if Damn if I know.. It's great!

100
Enchanting, Masterful, Thought-provoking, Intense, Must see

See it if If you are a theater goer,I suggest you get your self down there to see it.Love it!!!!!!

Don't see it if Skraastad did a fantastic job in directing this play

90
Clever, Intelligent, Romantic, Relevant, Epic

See it if Disclosure: I am the playwright. I think you will like it if you like ideas theatricalized so you can envision the world in different way.

Don't see it if You don't like theatre that is trying to explore new ideas in a witty, romantic way, which asks you to think outside the box of ordinary.

100
Thought-provoking, Great acting, Clever, Intelligent, Original

See it if You are open to new ideas about old stories.

Don't see it if You'll be offended by questions about religious beliefs.

100
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You want a fun play that so interestingly weaves together biblical, Shakespearean, and historical elements.

Don't see it if You don't like a good play that still takes the time to laught at itself.


August 17th, 2016
“Director Danielle Skraastad moves the play swiftly and organically. She also doesn’t allow any of the natives, Puritans, or slaves to become racist stereotypes, playing everyone with fairness and a standard American dialect...The actors can be hard to hear over the hum of some struggling, inferi...
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August 15th, 2016
“The problem is that you can't just throw together characters without believable motivations on stage and hope it all works out... Too often during the play the characters act bizarrely...It's as if there are gaps in the script which never got filled, and the result is a strange, oddly paced, and...
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August 13th, 2016
"Skraastad directs a consistently fine young cast of emerging talents, maintaining a balance of humor with a serious message about people from different worlds coming together in friendship and understanding to create rather than to destroy...While there is a lot going on in 'The Theatre Made in ...
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