Don't Look Back
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Don't Look Back

Don't Look Back NYC Reviews and Tickets

(6 Reviews)
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Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Slow, Intense

A family escapes to safety when punishment befalls the biblical city of Sodom.

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Member Reviews (6)

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942 Reviews | 225 Followers
Masterful, Intelligent, Great writing, Ambitious

See it if A very well written and directed show.

Don't see it if Very intense at times. If you want a lite show.

765 Reviews | 212 Followers
Repetitive, Slow, Quirky, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you would like a modern take on a Biblical story. Good acting, sound and lights on unique staging refined & managed by two shadows.

Don't see it if if expect to learn something new about this story - it follows the same path with modern dress. Seating in the round so you miss some action

240 Reviews | 43 Followers

See it if minimum staging and the acting was uneven...90 mnutes..Good lighting...

Don't see it if If you are lookng or something sustantial...

211 Reviews | 121 Followers
Slow, Intense, Relevant, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You want to ponder on the timeless issue of refugees thru a known&well-acted biblical story, staged in the round.

Don't see it if The script could benefit from some editing as dialogue plays a bit flat and preachy at times.

8 Reviews | 0 Followers
Relevant, Edgy, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you're looking for something different, with beautiful writing, staging, acting and sound design. All the elements of this show are stron

Don't see it if you're not a fan of bold, downtown theater. Read more

5 Reviews | 0 Followers
Great acting, Must see, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if This is an unusual production of a beautifully written play, with strong acting.

Don't see it if If you don't like intense, provocative stories. Read more

Critic Reviews (3)

Talkin' Broadway
June 14th, 2022

"Although there are moments of suspense thanks to some effective lighting, sound, and projection design (by, respectively, Paul Bartlett, Fan Zhang, and Tuânminh A Đỗ), the dialog becomes repetitive and increasingly philosophic and abstract, ending in some future place where Edith, permanently encased, a statue of salt, muses on her ultimate defiance, unhumbled and still looking back and remembering."
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Theater Pizzazz
June 24th, 2022

"'Don’t Look Back,' by Adam Kraar, highlights current issues and profound themes in his reimagining of the Biblical story of Lot and his family fleeing Sodom and Gomorrah. With a minimalistic set devised in the round at HERE by director Wayne Maugans, we watch as Lot (Jeff Rubino), his wife Edith (Cynthia Bastidas), older daughter Annie (Masha King) and youngest Molly (Lina Silver) travel with suitcases through a desert wilderness, carrying just a few remnants of their previous life."
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A Work Unfinishing
June 26th, 2022

"Playwright Adam Kraar has a facility with language, dropping evocative poetry like cool sips of water into the mouths of his characters"
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