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Divination

From 2 critic and 4 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Disappointing, Slow, Confusing, Enchanting

About the show

In this new drama, six women at a crossroads in their lives meet at a mysterious crystal shop somewhere along the Jersey Shore, . More…

Six women of vastly different upbringings and backgrounds sign-up for a class in “Mediumship and Divination.” Each in search of something that’s missing. Will they find it among the spirits? "Divination" examines that inevitable point in a woman’s life – whatever age it may come – that past isn’t always prologue and the fortune shouldn’t always be foretold. 



70
On Stage Blog

"Where this show really shined was in its ensemble. For the most part, you felt that each woman came in to the class with her own specific problems, and the play is at its best when these problems intersect with the problems of the others in the class and the women are forced to work together. However, the show did suffer from a rather slow pacing at times...I hope as the play continues to evolve that it will not lose sight of these wonderfully fascinating ideas." Full Review

55
Woman Around Town

“There’s meat and imagination here. It just needs some work. The production itself is hit or miss. It looks like very spare, community theater. Yating Sun, as Tara, overacts. The others all ebb and flow. Meredith Rust and Badriyah Kennedy are most consistent and developed. Ken Coughlin’s direction is yeoman-like. A ceremony conducted off stage and represented by blurry video seems gimmicky and distancing.” Full Review


48
Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if You enjoy figuring out what a show’s purpose is.

Don't see it if You enjoy crisp, well-written, meaningful plays. This play has none of these elements.

Also I felt that this long play was Six Actresses in Search of a Play. Sadl... Read more Read less

24
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Poorly-written, Poorly-staged

See it if You want to see a play about divination, holistic healing, tarot, etc. Like to support female artists.

Don't see it if You are looking for a fully developed and realized play. Dislike shows that dabble in a number of directorial styles.

Also "I believe that this universe is not a stupid universe." -Tara Cornfel... Read more Read less

86
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you want to watch great performances. The writing was effective and clever. Palumbo clearly knows how to reach an audience with words.

Don't see it if you aren’t interested in sitting in a black box theater with mold and creaky seats. You know what you’re getting into.

Also The actresses did the best they could. They committed well. There was ... Read more Read less

80
Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if See this show if you want to see some amazing women run the world they live in. All female cast, and female playwright doing their thang!

Don't see it if Don't see it if you're looking for a regular run of the mill play.


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