Eleanora Duse Dies in Pittsburgh (Dream Up 2017)
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Eleanora Duse Dies in Pittsburgh (Dream Up 2017)
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Eleanora Duse Dies in Pittsburgh (Dream Up 2017) NYC Reviews and Tickets

66%
(8 Reviews)
Positive
63%
Mixed
25%
Negative
12%
Members say
Ambitious, Entertaining, Confusing, Clever, Funny

About the Show

Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: This dark comedy is inspired by the life of Italian actress Eleanor Duse.

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Member Reviews (8)

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796 Reviews | 218 Followers
66
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Ambitious, Confusing

See it if you want an introduction to the title character, enjoy experiencing historical characters in her near-death dreams and want a few laughs.

Don't see it if you want a polished production. Staging is simple and does not hold the play together tightly with a recent cast addition using a script.

563 Reviews | 195 Followers
70
Ambitious, Confusing, Indulgent, Entertaining, Messy, though worthy

See it if You enjoy absurdism. You like experimental theatre. You like plays about big ideas. You like theatre about historical figures.

Don't see it if You want a fully, ready for prime-time script: it feels like an early draft. It's flawed, though there's a lot of good stuff throughout.

435 Reviews | 61 Followers
74
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Intense, Dizzying

See it if You like kaliedoscopic trips though the history of late 19th century theatre

Don't see it if You need something easy to digest

299 Reviews | 122 Followers
63
Ambitious, Disappointing, Indulgent

See it if you find this funny: "Pennsylvania: Who wants to be in a state named for pencils?"

Don't see it if you want to see a finished product. This just does not hold together.

96 Reviews | 13 Followers
70
Ambitious, Seemed like it was in development

See it if Imagined interactions between historic figures could Interest you.

Don't see it if You want to see a highly polished Broadway musical.

94 Reviews | 12 Followers
41
Confusing, Disappointing, Quirky, Ambitious, Excruciating

See it if If you like plays based on true events

Don't see it if The acting was terrible, very amateurish

38 Reviews | 13 Followers
70
Ambitious, Quirky, Confusing, Flawed but worth it

See it if you are interested in sly farces or if you are interested in theatre and thespians

Don't see it if You like straightforward story telling, detailed sets and consistent dialogue Read more

1 Review | 0 Followers
93
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy offbeat ideas and authentic acting

Don't see it if You are seeking a typical Broadway experience

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