Already closed | 1h 30m | Midtown W

Eat the Devil

From 30 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Ambitious, Great acting, Quirky, Confusing

About the show

The Tank, in association with One Year Lease Theater Company, presents this world premiere set in a dystopian, media-crazed near-future, where a mysterious virus is infecting the nation.  More…

As viciously competitive media pundits battle to control the narrative, an artificially intelligent sex doll named Mia has a breakthrough…but will she be our savior, or is she the Angel of Death?

1h 30m | Already closed | The Tank (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (30)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Ambitious, Great acting, Quirky, Confusing
71
Avg Score

69
Quirky, Great acting, Confusing

See it if You want to support local artists and see talented performers

Don't see it if You need a straightforward story line

Also There are several vomit clips I would gladly live without, I thought t... Read more Read less

85
Great acting, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You want a well-acted wild ride with unexpected twists and turns.

Don't see it if You want to understand is going on

Also For the most part, I had no idea what was happening, but thoroughly en... Read more Read less

92
Entertaining, Clever, Edgy, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy new work, can appreciate boundary pushing sci-fi vibes, and are willing to go along on a journey and laugh.

Don't see it if You can’t stand a warm theater

93
Great acting, Hilarious, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Refreshing

See it if You want to see a Black Mirror episode crossed with AvenueQ, and the movie Her. It’s hard to explain! Fantastic acting, well woven together

Don't see it if You aren’t exposed to much internet culture - you might get lost

Also I actually made an account on this site to review this show, it really... Read more Read less

During previews
85
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Great acting

See it if Off kilter science fiction that features a very talented cast with a brilliant sex robot and Furries in a complex plot.

Don't see it if You only like simple musicals.

Also Don't try to figure out what is happening. Take the twists and turns a... Read more Read less


February 27th, 2019
“The gleefully but fatally overloaded satire...A sci-fi, apocalypse, time-travel, airplane-disaster movie riff, it’s a careening sendup of an out-of-control American culture mesmerized by screens...At 100 minutes, this fervent experiment drags — because it’s too convoluted, and because the single...
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February 26th, 2019
“An exuberant futuristic satire...At a drawn out straight through one hour and 40 minutes, it may be depending on one’s sensibility either hilarious or cumulatively tiresome...Forceful, detailed and smart writing, totally capturing science fiction conventions with an antic spin...The comedy and ...
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February 26th, 2019
“The wild experiment that is ‘Eat The Devil’ is as strangely brewed as you can image by the description. The whole stew is chock full of preposterous political wit and smartly tuned asides about right-wing online fear mongering and YouTube sensationalists. There is gold in some of the statements,...
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February 24th, 2019
“A maximalist spoof of the tech-obsessed, sex-crazed, post-truth time in which we live...The result is a farcical bonfire...’Eat The Devil’ does manage to connect the dots into a story that comprises a multitude of sub-plots, locations and characters...The experience is altogether a messy one. Bu...
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