Part of FringeNYC: "At The Flash" is a mind-bending, multi-character history of a gay bar seen through the experiences of five specific, yet universal characters whose stories ricochet and collide through a whirlwind of interwoven scenes spanning five eras of gay history. More…
Categories: Solo Show, Drama, Local. From At The Flash. Written by Sean Chandler & David Leeper. Directed by David Zak.
See it if you enjoy reviewing LGBT life through the ages by checking out various bar patrons and their stories. Excellent depictions of five people.
Don't see it if you are not willing to face some cliched characters who nevertheless inhabit many bars throughout the land.
See it if You like solo shows that are beautifully written and performed; enjoy shows that reflect queer history and pride.
Don't see it if Shows with queer themes aren't your cup of tea (or shot of booze.)
See it if You want to see fairly interesting take on gay pride history thru the eyes of 5 individuals who inhabited the same bar at different periods.
Don't see it if One actor shows bore you.
See it if you want to see a talented actor perform a great script that's funny, poignant, heartbreaking & engrossing.Makes you think, too. I loved it!
Don't see it if you're not interested in LGBTQ themes or not fond of one-person shows.
See it if You like frisky and transformative acting, and buoyantly humane and varied portraits of gay lives: where we've been and who we are today.
Don't see it if You hate one-man shows. (This actually feels like a real population of people rather than a "solo" show, though.)
See it if you want to re-live 50 years of gay history and you enjoy skillfully crafted exercises in solo theatre
Don't see it if you're tired of the familiar gay history memes and you don't like "Actor At Work" performances
See it if you want to get a good overview of the gay rights movement as exemplified over five years (eras) via patrons in an imaginary gay bar.
Don't see it if you have no interest in the gay rights movement.
See it if You're a fan of solo shows with an actor who can take on a broad range of characters, or you'd like a contemporary take on gay history.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of one-person shows.
See it if You are into DC characters and want to keep watching an endless superhero movie
Don't see it if You are not into superheros and don't like anything relating to DC comics