Already closed | 1h 10m | East Village

American Tranquility

From 52 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Clever, Relevant

About the show

Four very different Americans reflect on the human divide in 21st Century America in this comic, unsettling, and timely solo show.

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From the show:

After acclaimed runs in NYC and, most recently, in Washington DC, Daniel Damiano’s timely, funny and unsettling multi-character solo play, focusing on 4 very different Americans who reflect on the human divide in 21st Century American, returns to the East Village Playhouse for a limited engagement.

1h 10m | Already closed | East Village Playhouse (East Village)

Member Reviews (52)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Clever, Relevant

68
Overrated, Portrait of the polarized, Accessible, Typical op-eds

See it if Exactly as advertised—listenable monologues of 4 different, if rather extreme, characters. Straightforward, not abstract or experimental.

Don't see it if I mean, you could also just ask four people how they’ll vote and why and get a similar show—although w/ a much longer run time.

Also Funny—particularly the first monologue—but the opinions aren’t unique.... Read more Read less

69
Tiny & very uncomfortable theatre, Great acting, Uneven material, A versatile actor, great with accents, Some laughs here & there

See it if you enjoy solo shows; you can appreciate terrific acting; political satire makes you laugh; you don't mind uncomfortable seats for an hour

Don't see it if you are offended by 4-letter words, political opinions, or jokes about foreigners; if you hate tiny, claustrophobic venues or folding chairs

Also Daniel Damiano's quartet of monologues has focused on what America mig... Read more Read less

65
Banal, Slow, Cliched, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if You enjoy watching one man shows with a political bent.

Don't see it if You wish to see conservatives being mocked in what is supposed to be a “balanced” perspective.


April 21st, 2018
for a previous production "Probably one of the best one-person shows that I’ve ever reviewed, both in terms of its performance and its concept...I was skeptical...whether Mr. Damiano could actually pull off a performance of each of these diverse characters...Yet I was easily proven wrong. The play does a very fine job at ...
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October 18th, 2018
for a previous production "A window into the lives of four very different Americans, each with his own ideas about tranquility and prosperity...While the characters are often humorous, the perspectives they represent are all too real...Supporting these lofty themes is a truly impressive performance on the part of Mr. Dami...
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Cast & Creatives (3)