After a successful premiere at the New York Theatre Festival's 2019 NYWinterfest, Anthony J. Piccione's controversial, semi-autobiographical drama returns in May 2019 for a series of monthly performances. More…
During the summer before his senior year, Alex Grayson - a young college student and aspiring writer living with living with social anxiety, depression, and Asperger's syndrome - receives a mysterious visit from "himself", a human incarnation of his inner consciousness. As they interact, Alex is forced to reflect on his own flaws and personality quirks, as well as some of the darkest and most painful memories of his adolescence, while also pondering the question of whether or not he can overcome his inner demons, and ultimately build a brighter future for himself.
for a previous production "We are spun round and round with Ideas and thoughts that won't leave and memories that fuel these cycles of self torture and fear in an extremely relatable experience...This was a very brave and abstract show. I enjoyed the skillful and vulnerable crafting of such truth and emotion and the end of our experience its undeniable how absolutely harsh human-ing can be...Piccione connected to the tough parts of the human experience for us all and it was thought provoking." Full Review
See it if You're interested in a brave, honest, and sometimes painful first-person account of living with Asperger's, social anxiety, and depression.
Don't see it if You are easily triggered by sensitive topics, such as substance abuse or suicidal ideation.
See it if If you enjoy non linear stories, good acting, strong directing and an engaging, personal look at mental health.
Don't see it if You have high expectations for set or lights. Or if you are uncomfortable discussing topics such as suicide.
See it if You are interested in a discussion of mental health from one persons point of view. It has a very personal story, acted and directed well.
Don't see it if You get easily bored, or don’t want to focus on just one person.
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