Boundless Theatre Company's New York premiere tells the story of a bizarre love triangle and probes the beating heart of impulsive, unconventional desire. More…
From the show:
In the midst of a post-apocalyptic sandstorm, Citrona, a young woman whose body is covered in fur, is purchased, caged and fetishized by a pet shop owner named Michael. When he hires beautiful Nena to hunt for Citrona’s food, an absurd and captivating love triangle ensnares all three characters. Intense, primal and delightfully bizarre, Migdalia Cruz's FUR exposes the beating heart of impulsive, unconventional desire.
See it if Cruz's intense study in carnal obsession is both fascinating & frustrating Well acted with an arresting set help create a seductive universe
Don't see it if Allegory, metaphor & a telenovela, oh my!! It's density & deliberate obtuseness hinder any cogent understanding Possibly that's the point...
See it if you admire earlier work of this playwright or this company & would like to see it all.
Don't see it if you don’t care to look in on a bizarre love triangle that just reinforces gender stereotypes & takes a very long, tedious time doing it.
See it if you are curious about this curious show in which a man buys the woman he wants to marry and keeps her in a cage.
Don't see it if constancy of action is important to you. A lot of events in this production don't follow logically.
See it if You're up for a simultaneously dark, disturbing, somewhat creepy and funny meditation on unrequited love, the Other & what it is to be human
Don't see it if You've a weak stomach, are a prude; don't like love stories, Grand Guignol, Freaks or Beatles songs all well-mixed by a terrific cast & co.
See it if you enjoy dark, joyless, apocalyptic settings and experiences. Tried hard to find meaning at any level and failed
Don't see it if you don't want to have to see a really good actor stuck in a cage in a distracting fur suit
See it if you're intrigued to see decent actors try to give life and depth to an often outright painful script. An interesting set is enough for you.
Don't see it if you're not obligated. I simply could not get over how disjointed and stilted the script is and I cannot help but wonder why it's being done.
See it if I didn’t know what to expect but I was surprised. It’s weird but somehow, because the actors are good, they gave me a way to connect.
Don't see it if It is a strange sexual relationship between three people? And may just be too bizarre
See it if you like dark post-apocalyptic explorations, and don't mind the playwright going off on poetic riffs having nothing to do with these people
Don't see it if you like linear plays with clear easily comprehensible characters and stories
See it if You are friends with the playwright/cast. Go if you’re an aspiring writer and think you’ll never get produced. There is always an audience.
Don't see it if If you like cohesive story telling and compelling acting. The writing left a lot to be desired. Very disjointed and indulgent. Hard pass.
See it if you enjoy interesting concepts I thought this one had promise but i found little to praise beyond the sound, lights and hard working actors
Don't see it if you want a cohesive story that holds your interest. Fur costume was more distracting than beneficial to the character. Love/sex unbelievable
See it if Caged feral Beatles-luvin' she-beast, Beauty, finds desire at the centre of an absurdist pet shop luv triangle. Caged! Two hours w/o break.
Don't see it if Too mundane to be provocative or particularly lingering. When it could be deep & metaphorical, it veers out "I'm a moon,I want to orbit you"
See it if You like stories that involve ridiculous characters and an over the top plot
Don't see it if It will bother you that this has no flow. Everyone will agree this is way too long
See it if This will repel many but will appeal to a certain niche audience. Some funny jokes. Desire between women > any hetero desire.
Don't see it if Sounds like erotica written by 14-year olds. Too florid, missing the charge of suggestiveness. Hard to pinpoint the least embarrassing part.
See it if your a fan of things like Plan 9, Rocky Horror and Sharknado. It is so bad it could become cult "good".
Don't see it if you want a coherent story, that doesn't go from seriousness to banility in the same sentence
See it if you're a Migdalia Cruz devotee; you are okay with a complicated plot that never completely gels
Don't see it if you want performances or direction that can help you navigate this unnecessarily complex plot. The world isn't sufficiently built, and the
Also relationships don't feel earned.
See it if A futuristic world with a love triangle that has pathos and intensity but much violence and raunchy sexuality including beastiality
Don't see it if Very slow-paced and intense drama between three characters with one in a cage the whole time, violence and sex very conflated,
See it if your best friend is involved in "Fur"; you like to support indie theatre; you're intrigued by side-show characters -- like the Bearded Lady
Don't see it if you like well-made plays w/ snappy, memorable dialogue, relatable characters, or a traditional narrative arc; you enjoy happy endings
See it if Oddest of oddball love triangles featuring an animal collector & his prize possession: A Woman covered head to toe with Hair. Not for all??
Don't see it if Adventurous auds only, especially Beatles fans with ideas about copyright infringement. Bald people may feel jealous of the constructed 1zee
See it if You like highly symbolic dark comedies on the themes of lust, unrequited love, and fetishization.
Don't see it if If you are not into the exploration of kinky ideas or do not liKe the idea of magical realism melted into dark comedies
See it if You want to seat trough almost two excruciating hours of total nonsense action about a “ surreal “ love triangle.
Don't see it if You want to see a play with some meaning, any kind of meaning. This one is a total train wreck and don’t get me started with the acting.