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Autumn Stage (Dream Up)

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Confusing, Disappointing, Edgy, Ambitious

About the show

Part of Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival: In this existentialist comedy, three spiritually disconnected people take over an outdoor stage in an attempt to tackle their problems.  More…

Is contemporary theater a form of escapism, or is it a complex way to confront the problems in our lives? This is but one of the philosophical questions that underscore Peter Welch's 'Autumn Stage.' Taking place on an abandoned summer stage in early fall, the play explores how theater can serve as a palace or a prison.


Member Reviews (12)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Confusing, Disappointing, Edgy, Ambitious

49
Confusing, Quirky, Ambitious, Needs work

See it if You want to see a play in progress. If you're an actor/writer who wants to watch and learn what works, and unfortunately what doesn't.

Don't see it if You're looking for a polished, linear story.

41
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you like meta stories that are trying to make a point.

Don't see it if you get confused easily.


September 8th, 2016
"The script is billed as an 'existentialist comedy about three spiritually disconnected people.' That’s an accurate description, suggesting that this is a play of ideas. Unfortunately there are so many that it becomes, at times, a confusing mess...All three actors bring welcome touches of reality...
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