INTAR and Radio Drama Network's new play is a southwest "femmetasia" in which an ad agency, The Rest, struggles to stay afloat in a new competitive media market. More…
As they get ready to accept their new client, Alleviate (or "the forgetting pill"), members of the agency question the moral implications of selling the drug, while a bereaved mother undergoes trial for it. A frontier futura funk piece with elements of noir.
See it if you like sci-fi puzzles & are willing to put in the effort to piece together this play’s fascinating splintered plot.
Don't see it if you are looking for a fully coherent plot: This one has necessary gaps.
See it if And now this random thing happens—how unexpected. Doomsday setting. Traumatized characters wonder, “what’s worth forgetting?”
Don't see it if want a more mature/expert hand or an original portrayal of an ad agency. Concept too similar to The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
See it if you enjoy the totally absurd. The only saving grace was that some of it was so absurd you had to laugh.
Don't see it if you enjoy theater that has, at least, some logic
See it if you like complex, non-linear stories that pushes the boundaries of the subject of how we perceive memory loss. Amazing minimalist set.
Don't see it if Wish there was more of an emotion arc with the characters relationship. Didn't see it necessarily anywhere; abstract and sometimes confusing
See it if This was like a B Movie science fiction play. It was if Ed Wood decided to venture into Off Broadway plays.
Don't see it if You are looking for an intelligent and somewhat logical theater experience
See it if You’re interested in apocalyptic content, you like intimate and creative works, you like plays about memories, short and sweet
Don't see it if This play can get a little abstract and confusing at times so you have to be a patient audience member, not interested in sci-fi
See it if you like great, intelligent science fiction going into how Big Pharma can effect society via it's slimy tactics JUST to make $$$.
Don't see it if you don't like a sm theater low budget that can make an amazing show through creative means, or if u don't care for themes of an apocalypse
See it if You enjoy genre theater, want to see a play written by a fresh, deeply original voice.
Don't see it if The play kinda suffers from a lot of ambition and ideas but too little dramaturgical space, albeit great performances and direction.
See it if you like dytopian fiction; are interested in seeing something different by a talented newcomer; want to support independent theatre.
Don't see it if you aren't open to nontraditional ways of telling stories; have something against dystopian fiction; don't want to hear/support new voices.
See it if You like challenging theatre written by a great writer and realized by amazing artists. Georgina Escobar is a name worth remembering!
Don't see it if You aren’t into theatre that asks you to work. This writer demands your attention and you have to be willing to give it to her.
See it if You want to go on a wild ride of ideas that push against the norm and everyday perceptions of reality.
Don't see it if You enjoy a less subversive and more sit-back-don't-think-and-enjoy type show.
See it if you appreciate a good cast giving it their all in an experimental piece w/excellent sound and lights in a great set touching on many issues.
Don't see it if you do not like loud surprises, ranting characters or want an easy to follow story. This presentation requires you to use your imagination.
See it if Ok, I didn't think I would like a "radio" play, as I haven't in the past, but, this was good! I'm not affiliated with the play, at all. 1st,
Don't see it if The negatives: venue is hard to find, as it's not marked. Also, it was way too HOT in there; it was stifling. Otherwise, the cast of 7 were
See it if you are interested in cutting edge theater, if you like grappling with interesting problems, if you enjoy figuring out intricate plots.
Don't see it if you need story lines to be totally clear and coherent. You will need to put some work into this one.
See it if you like the work of Maria Irene Fornes or Caryl Churchill. This is a non-linear, complex, wordy play about memory and forgetting.
Don't see it if you don't like challenging theater. If you want plot or character development.
See it if You want to be challenged and dazzled by a insightful yet complex script.
Don't see it if You enjoy straightforward plots. I did find myself getting a little puzzled in moments but the production is amazing.
Also Really exciting writer. Want to see her produced more
See it if You like edgy plays that make you use your imagination. Also if you like plays that deal with controversial subjects.
Don't see it if If you rather see plays that are easy to follow and don't have a complicated plot.