This darkly humorous and sexually graphic one-woman show asks: what are you willing to sacrifice to achieve fullness in life? Originally produced produced in Stockholm, the play was adapted into the film 'Pure.' More…
Katarina is a restless, beautiful young woman who is trapped in a mundane daily routine and a passionless relationship. She meets Adam, a celebrated conductor at a prestigious opera house and climbs the social ladder in search of an enlightened, heightened, and pure reality. 'Beloved' depicts the challenges of a modern woman in search of herself and the shifting power dynamic that exists between Katarina and a successful older man that she admires. Is this a passionate love affair or a brutal game of power, gender and class?
See it if You would like to see a play about a young woman between two lovers from two different world, social class clashes, jealousy, murder, music
Don't see it if You are not a fan of one act/one woman Play about adultery, working class vs upper class, use of foul language, classic mistress story,
See it if 80 min poignant portrait of a charming young woman trying to better herself. Gets involved with an older man. Infidelity ensues. No nudity,
Don't see it if ...you don't like solo shows, or intimacy described on stage. Erotic situations depicted in unexpected ways. Could be deepened, lengthened.
See it if Beloved is an emotional rollercoaster, with a heroine who wants to transform her life through art and love, and a storyline with a tragic
Don't see it if You do not like one-person shows
See it if you enjoy a solo show with frank explicit language that charts a young woman's "rite de passage" steered by a cultured, suave, married lover
Don't see it if the "F" word & sexual situations offend you; if you're prudish; if adultery is offensive to you; if you prefer a more family friendly show
See it if If you have ever wanted a bigger life only to run into a roadblock of sexual obsession. It happens.
Don't see it if You are made mad by a solo actress speaking faster than the mind can comprehend in a low voice. Spotty projection spoils an almost really
See it if the theme of single girl/married man promises any surprises for you. Seduced and abandoned. Men only want one thing (hint: it's sex)!
Don't see it if you're a bluenose, easily offended by sex talk from a woman who's been done wrong.
See it if you want to see a well written one person show with a fairly novel perspective and decidedly adult themes.
Don't see it if You don;t like one person plays, excessively sexual (verbal) content, and little production design value.
See it if You want to see a character working it out on stage philosophically and sexually, which means absorbingly. Elinor Dilorenzo is dynamic.
Don't see it if The show is wonderfully jarring but seems to need a little support from either the production or the script for it all to hang together.
See it if you're up for a wild and strange story about a woman's breakup and ultimate mental breakdown.
Don't see it if you don't like one-woman shows. Although it's crafted well, if you're super tired and can't pay attention, you may not like it.
See it if You like one woman shows about sexual and intellectual awakening, unlikable protagonists, and slow motion tragic stories.
Don't see it if Expletives and sexually explicit content bothers you or if you want a happy ending.