New York | 1h 30m | Already closed

Dead Man's Dinner

From 19 member reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Slow, Quirky, Absorbing

About the show

Squeaky Bicycle Productions presents the world premiere of a comedy about three women trapped in the middle of the most dangerous war zone in the world: a besieged Upper West Side. More…

In a frigid rent-stabilized apartment, Olympia and her daughter Petra have spent years surviving any way they could. But when Petra falls in love with Jackie, an injured soldier, their food supply is stretched to the limit. As death creeps closer, each woman will be torn between love and hunger. Which will win? 



“Dead Man's Dinner” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

69
Ambitious, Quirky, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a play about a post apocalyptic or similar situation in NYC and how people behave when it becomes critical.

Don't see it if You want a polished production. You are not interested in this type of drama. You need a play with meat and potatoes

Also I know its a play about what can happen when people are near starvatio... Read more Read less

65
Slow, Macabre, Well-written, Repetitive, 1/3-well-acted

See it if You appreciate competent writing over uneven acting; coherent dystopian vision, disturbingly plausible; well-staged given limited resources

Don't see it if You find graphic description of abject hunger, cannibalistic urges unpalatable; dinner after hard; contrived lesbian scenes lacked chemistry

65
Fun, Light, Fluffy, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you want a bit of light, fun theater. And you enjoy the apocalyptic craze sweeping the nation.

Don't see it if you're expecting Grey Gardens based on the email from ShowScore. It took me some time to realize that it wasn't Grey Gardens-esque at all.

60
Cliched, Indulgent, Insipid, Slow, Ambitious

See it if dystopian survival stories appeal. Three desperately hungry women live together in a penthouse each approaching her personal limit.

Don't see it if you need interior logic. The intention seems to be shocking the viewers; but to accomplish that the script needs considerable editing.

56
Slow, Thought-provoking, Intense, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you like slow moving shows about people's behavior under very stressful conditions.

Don't see it if you are looking for an upbeat entertaining performance.


Related content


Cast & Creatives (11)