American Fables
Closed 1h 10m
American Fables

American Fables NYC Reviews and Tickets

(11 Reviews)
Members say
Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Relevant, Entertaining

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An evening of five uniquely American short plays.

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Member Reviews (11)

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712 Reviews | 215 Followers
Thought-provoking, Clever, Surprising, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if 5 intense plays, each balanced on a knife edge, with a twist. Excellent dialog, acting & buildup of tension, with unexpected resolution.

Don't see it if You don’t like 15 minute plays. Bare bones black box production.

391 Reviews | 133 Followers
Entertaining, Refreshing, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if 5 intriguing, well-acted shorts—most dealing w/ confrontation & concealment. Naturalistic dialogues. The Fixer is funny! Never a dull moment

Don't see it if you want to see a wide range of writing styles (same playwright wrote all 5). Overall tone is pretty dark. Read more

148 Reviews | 99 Followers
Edgy, Low-budget charm, Indie theatre, Inconsistent material: highs + lows, Short plays with unconnected themes

See it if you support indie theatre & self-produced short dramas; superb acting by Tricia Alexandro & Irene Glezos; clever touches on a shoestring

Don't see it if you prefer elaborate productions; you dislike foul language esp when it's overdone; you want short plays to be linked thematically somehow Read more

157 Reviews | 53 Followers
Absorbing, Great writing, Great acting, Fun, Entertaining

See it if If you like well acted, fast-paced, short one act plays.

Don't see it if If you like to see plays with elaborate sets and costumes.

104 Reviews | 15 Followers
Great acting, Clever

See it if You want a quick night of relatively insightful vignettes

Don't see it if You want to spend an evening with the same folks

79 Reviews | 22 Followers
Resonant, Relevant, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like short scenes/acts that tell it all beautifully in a short time. If current American mood is of interest.

Don't see it if If you are looking for light entertainment, and you prefer a full length production with full sets and lighting and costumes. Read more

21 Reviews | 13 Followers
Relevant, Quirky, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You like topical material, a kaleidoscope of intense scenes, and a non-traditional theater setting

Don't see it if You like traditional plays in a traditional setting Read more

16 Reviews | 2 Followers
Relevant, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you like short plays. This is 5 plays in just over an hour. All of them fit perfectly into our paranoid, conspiracy-driven climate.

Don't see it if if you are looking for a meal. These are delicious little hors d'oeuvres that leave you wanting more.