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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? 


Member Reviews (19)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Slow, Quirky, Absorbing

70
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you like dystopian dramas; small but well acted cast;

Don't see it if a bit slow at times; sometimes not very conversational speaking;

73
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Slow, Quirky, Intense

See it if You want to watch a dystopian story about three hungry women who desperately want to eat and survive. Dark sides of human nature unraveled.

Don't see it if You don't like dystopian settings or depressing plots. Too slow at certain points, may needs 15 mins trimming.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like comedies

Don't see it if you don't like comedies

90
Clever, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy plays with heavy subject matter and a small cast. Involves war, death and cannibalism. Excellent acting, and writing.

Don't see it if Looking for a family show or are disturbed by heavy material. Are not interested in intense plays.

85
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Gruesome

See it if You like an intimate setting and a show about relationships.

Don't see it if Shows involving cannibalism or the possibility, or post-apocalyptic shows are not for you.

79
Edgy, Quirky, Funny, Entertaining, Refreshing

See it if you're interested in apocalyptic story lines (Hunger Games, Mad Max...) with a humorous twist.

Don't see it if You don't know a little bit about Upper West Side history.

Also It's a dark, wacky play. Annalisa Loeffler is wonderful and I wish we ... Read more Read less

75
Entertaining, Quirky, Funny, Weird, Fun

See it if You enjoy post-apocalyptic show involving cannibalism

Don't see it if You thought this was going to be a farce around a dinner table.

75
Entertaining, Edgy, Quirky, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You can appreciate a small production and can see the humor in comments about NY real estate in a post-apocalyptic Upper West Side

Don't see it if You can't handle the idea of cannibalism. I see some reviews that seem upset even though it was made clear that this would be a topic.

Also It was advertised as a "Dark-comedy" but aside from a few moments, mos... Read more Read less

77
Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Slow

See it if you like dystopian plots and want to support a small theatre.

Don't see it if you cannibalism makes you queasy or if you want something light and high-energy.

87
Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like great acting

Don't see it if You're too busy

82
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting

See it if a futuristic nyc mixed with the siege at leningrad is a good time

Don't see it if You dont like scifi dystopian gallows humor


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