Part of FringeNYC: An immersive experience: Only 20 audience members per show. Lie down for projected videos and uncommon intimacy. Animation plays a dreamscape overhead as this psychologist and Virginia Woolf scholar tells a story of love, betrayal, redemption, and...marrying a man just like Daddy.Read more Show less
See it if You are interested in exploring creative and psychological relationships between women and men and the relationship to art, and enjoy dance
Don't see it if You have a short attention span, average or lower intelligence or a bad back or cannot lie on a hard floor for extended period
See it if You enjoy alternative forms of storytelling - this one involves projections, movement, and lots of the author's original and interesting art
Don't see it if You find "memoir" style narratives to be self-involved; you have a knee-jerk aversion to stories about "first world problems"
“A deep exploration with a vague arc rather than a forward-moving narrative, and it washes over you rather than confronts you...Though formally excellent, the show's content fell short of my expectations: its stakes seem low. The underlying questions it considers are relevant to everyone, but they are not presented in a way that feels pressing...Anyone who appreciates subtle beauty, whimsy, and wandering complexity will find much to marvel at and mull over.”
“I loved every part of this production and its sumptuous visual artistry...Ilana Simons is a gifted storyteller, an observant documentarian of dysfunction, an accomplished author and defining shaper of imagery, and a phenomenal artist. There are only 20 spaces available for each ‘show,’ so make sure you get one of these defining floor mats for teleporting to the inner world.”