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Dinner With Georgette

From 26 member  reviews
Members say: Confusing, Ambitious, Quirky, Dizzying, Excruciating

About the show

Next door at NYTW presents this new work that begins as a farce, and evolves into a fantasia, on the subject of the closet. More…

Balti and Jaker begin the play as two gay 20-year-olds enjoying the romantic and sexual possibilities on their contemporary college campus. But when Jaker asks Balti to pretend to be straight for the duration of Jaker's Grandmother's visit to the campus, a chasm opens in the friends' consciousness, and Balti finds himself traveling back in time, with the help of a Cherub from the wrong side of the tracks. 


Member Reviews (26)

MEMBERS SAY:

Confusing, Ambitious, Quirky, Dizzying, Excruciating
50
Avg Score

During previews
75
Ambitious, Entertaining, Confusing, Quirky, Absorbing

See it if u like experimental, non-linear pieces with strong acting and singing. Been a while since I saw something so wacky, but I really enjoyed it.

Don't see it if you want the plot (even the non-linear one) to make much sense. Somewhere in the avant-gardity the playwright lost focus IMHO. But see it!


March 30th, 2018
"Burkhardt piles on academic inanities for one hour and 40 minutes in this leaden saga. The abrasive dialogue has the characters refer to themselves in the third person and comment on the actions...The play's LGBTQ sensibility is more of a concern than coherence. It all plays out as a self-consci...
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March 29th, 2018
"One of the most exciting directors working today, Heyman creates theatre magic out of nothing...A difficult play to stage and enact...I felt myself playing catch up to the story that kept introducing more characters, variables, time periods and historical facts...But you'll remain entertained by...
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