59E59 presents this dark fairy tale that explores the lives that were torn apart by war, and asks what it truly means to belong. More…
Shari was born in a war-ravaged country, alone and fending for herself; Clara grew up in New York with the best of everything. These two very different characters—who led two very different lives—meet in an explosive encounter and discover a shared secret from their past. This presentation is made possible through the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York.
See it if You like the sound of pointless screeching and a pseudo intellectual nightmare. HOKUM!
Don't see it if Unless someone has a loaded gun to your head
See it if I'm not sure who this would appeal to. I saw that someone said it had an appeal to a specific audience. It didn't say who.
Don't see it if You are not interested in ethnic war zone dramas with implied violence and a constant threat to pull the pin in a grenade. Sorry, I'm lost.
See it if you like avant garden theater that deals with impact of war on people, misogyny, marriage and sibling relationships.
Don't see it if you like theater rather than performance art & dealing with serious issues in a way that touches your emotions instead of sterile stylism.
See it if You want to see a short play about one women's thoughts, The acting is very good, but the talented actresses can’t salvage this play.
Don't see it if Just don’t see it, It’s a waste of time,
See it if You're open to a non linear show where you won't have a clear answer to what's going on/who exactly the characters are. A creative journey.
Don't see it if It'd drive you crazy to not be able to follow the reasoning behind events. Violent subject matter, though not a painful show to watch.
See it if If you're looking for more a performance piece than a play, and like risk taking and nonlinear structure.
Don't see it if You only like traditional theater with straight forwards plot lines.
See it if You like to understand the immigrant experience, and what difficulties they through. Great acting.
Don't see it if You are not interested in seeing something very heavy and co filing.
See it if you'd like to see a short piece of experimental theater and are interested in the personal conflicts around immigration.
Don't see it if you don't want something too heavy-handed.
See it if You enjoy nightmarish horrifying theatre ! You enjoy shows that are guaranteed to cause feelings of depression.
Don't see it if You are wanting to experience. an uplifting evening of theatre.This evening is a guaranteed downer
See it if you’re open to a show that doesn’t aim to spin a yarn, but to approximate a state of mind (of survivor guilt from a female perspective)
Don't see it if you don’t want to make connections btwn the spoken script, visual presentation, and your personal experience to derive meaning from the play
See it if Like ununusual, thought provoking and often disturbing drama. Do not need a story.Still not sure what message is intended
Don't see it if Lack of a story bothers you. Disjointed segments, some are upsetting.
See it if About the pain and uncertainty of modern life, and the need for fantasy to cope. Or maybe it isn't. Amusing moments, but repetitious.
Don't see it if You seek clarity, logic and linear construction. Talented people, though.
See it if This dark fairy tail is a poinient juaposition to the good life in the US vs surviving in a war zone. And that's just part one.
Don't see it if If avant-garde theatre is not your thing .
See it if This is weird, confusing, performance art crap, with an obtuse storyline. Stay away from this one
Don't see it if After the performance, every audience member I made eye contact had the same verbal or non-verbal response, along the lines of: "WTF!"
See it if You are open to a different type of storytelling. Depressing topic but the ending was upbeat & amusing (& I loved the music). Good acting.
Don't see it if You are not a fan of avant- guard, physical theater. If you enjoy trying different forms of theater I think this is worthwhile.
See it if you have interest in how immigrants from eastern european countries, that had a history of severe social problems, try to fit in to the US
Don't see it if your looking for a linear play that is understandable. Two talented women caught in a mess of a play, Thankfully,it was short.