Already closed | 1h 0m | Gramercy

Buffalo Buffalo

From 16 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Great acting, Quirky, Disappointing, Indulgent

About the show

This new drama explores what it's like to find yourself stuck in a relationship you no longer want to be in. Part of Exquisite Corpse Company's 'This Is a Distraction' festival. More…

Richard and Elizabeth have been stewing in stagnation, slowly calcifying into outright resentment, torn between the part of them that wants to stay in the relationship and the part of them that wants to get the hell out. But what do you do when those two sides disagree so fiercely that you find yourself in open warfare with yourself?

1h 0m | Already closed | The Parlour (Gramercy)

Member Reviews (16)


Clever, Great acting, Quirky, Disappointing, Indulgent
Avg Score

Banal, Cliched, Disappointing, Fluffy

See it if It could have been good but the story and writing fell short.

Don't see it if A well written piece. A comfortable theater.

Brilliant idea but lacks a story

See it if You want to see a play that deals with a brilliant idea that I don’t think anyone has ever had before

Don't see it if You will be bothered by am on Orthodox set. No matter where you sit you have to move your body around at different points

Also I’m not sure why but I was really excited to see this play. When the p... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Resonant

See it if you want to see brilliant concept well executed. An exploration of man's duality.

Don't see it if plays only an hour long or in small theaters requiring the audience changing their orientation make you disinterested.

Also The only flaw in this fine play is the costuming. It is probably the r... Read more Read less

Confusing for first 5min / good concept / has potential, Some good acting / comedic / quirky / intense, Book flows well / enjoyable

See it if you'd enjoy exploring internal conversations & conflicts (don't wanna spoil it). A lot of back-n-forth; actors do their best w/quirky book.

Don't see it if you only enjoy fully-developed stories w/clear beginning, middle & resolved end. Felt like a work-in-progress, deserving a revamp & revisit.

Also Draws you in immediately...... Read more Read less

Great acting, Quirky, Disappointing, Slow

See it if You like quirky productions. Great performances by all 4 actors

Don't see it if You don't like slow, not very good material

Raunchy, Quirky, Indulgent, Edgy

See it if you have nothing better to do you enjoy feeling really close to the actors in an unusual staging

Don't see it if you are easily confused you like characters you can identify with you want a storyline

Also The description sounded compelling but the "play" is a bizarre skit --... Read more Read less

Interesting concept, Bad sight-lines for audience, no matter where you sit!, Characters remain undeveloped, Mediocre

See it if you enjoy experimental, rough-edge plays about the duality of human nature [in this case where 2 actors portray 1 person]

Don't see it if you want a developed play or want to care about the characters; if you love O'Neill's "STRANGE INTERLUDE," which did all of this masterfully

Also An intriguing concept is not enough IF the story meanders or did not g... Read more Read less

Confusing, Great acting, Quirky, Didn't resolve any issues

See it if You can overlook the story to see good actors

Don't see it if You like to see a final resolution in a story

Terrible book, Great cast, Disappointing, Raunchy, Too long

See it if you like repetitive fake sex scenes with a dull, confusing script. Talented cast does their best to make it palatable.

Don't see it if you want to see a fully explored script with some sort of point.

Indulgent, Slow, Fluffy

See it if you like the premise of "Neurosis, a musical" but don't like musicals.

Don't see it if you've seen "Neurosis the musical". Same idea, better execution.

Clever, Quirky, Energetic

See it if You want to see and encourage emerging talent and enjoy short one -act plays.

Don't see it if You you dislike modern takes on issues.

Clever, Disappointing, Fluffy, Indulgent

See it if like an interesting premise exploring the inner conflict and duality of human nature.

Don't see it if you prefer to skip a good premise executed poorly through banal conversations and slow pacing.

Clever, Funny, Great acting, Confusing, Disconnected

See it if you like to see shows with an interesting, difficult to achieve premise.

Don't see it if you prefer shows with deeper and more developed storyline.

Also It has taken me about a week to determine why I didn't love this show.... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if you want to watch an insightful new take on a couple play. A really thoughtful and funny play about the complexities in all of us.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a play with themes of drug use and sexuality.

Funny, Resonant, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy intimate theater experiences and you like to laugh.

Don't see it if You're dead inside and hate laughter.

Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Enchanting

See it if You enjoy a fresh and timely take on a relationship comedy. You want to see some solid acting. Have fun!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy work in weird spaces. You don't want to see a work in development.

August 10th, 2018
"Director Katie Pedro brings out many voices from these significant others: the rational and the crazy, the strong and the flimsy, the determined and the indecisive. The cast deftly amplifies the unexpected nuances in this story...At times delightful, experimental, and thought-provoking, with bot...
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