Mason Holdings premieres their new site-specific production at the Beverly Social Club, where five disparate but intertwining couples fly through time, space, and planes of existence to ponder the nature of love. More…
A mysterious German doctor; a dying woman; stoned teenagers; a showbiz marriage on the rocks; an itinerant fortune teller; a lost episode of TV's Dragnet. "Consumption" is an intimate, experiential, and immersive work that will play for an audience of just thirty people per performance. The cast, which consists of two actors, will be "on stage" for the duration of the performance, moving amongst the audience, guiding them through the story and the venue. The play takes place in a beautifully restored 100-year old Victorian home where the first floor, including two parlor spaces and a ballroom will be utilized.
See it if you like immersive theatre, creative use of space & design elements, 5 different engaging story's that take you from a funeral to ballroom.
Don't see it if you don't like theatre that breaks the 4th wall, no official stage, moving around during the performance or traveling to Brooklyn scares you
See it if you enjoy more immersive theatre. It's set in an old Victorian house and the use of the space is masterful.
Don't see it if you prefer a traditional play. It is more an alternation of delightful vignettes (with recurring characters) rather than a plot based play.