Already closed | 1h 30m | East Village

Geist!

From 4 member  reviews
Members say: Disappointing, Slow, Confusing, Excruciating, Overrated

About the show

Horizon Theatre Rep presents a mystery about a group of soldiers caught in an eerie limbo, who perform short plays to pass the time.  More…

During the waning days of World War I, a platoon of soldiers vanished without a trace. But tapes of short plays they enacted have recently been discovered. 'Geist!' documents these short plays, read and performed at a bombed-out church by soldiers waiting for their next orders. The production includes 'Sancta Susanna' (1911) by August Stramm, 'The Guardian of the Tomb' (1916) by Franz Kafka. 'The Transfiguration. 3rd station' (1919) by Ernst Toller, 'Ithaka' (1914) by Gottfried Benn, and 'Crucifixion' (1920) by Lothar Schreyer.

1h 30m | Already closed | 4th Street Theatre (East Village)

Member Reviews (4)

MEMBERS SAY:

Disappointing, Slow, Confusing, Excruciating, Overrated
29
Avg Score

3
Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated, Slow, Banal

See it if You need a good nap.

Don't see it if Don't see it.

62
Disappointing, Slow, Clever, Dated, Cliched

See it if Want to know about history

Don't see it if need to be worked on

During previews
40
Confusing, Disappointing, Edgy, Indulgent, Overrated

See it if you want to waste almost 2 hours of your time and walk out thinking what is this show about..

Don't see it if don't see it at all...period

During previews
10
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow, Banal, Excruciating

See it if You made a deal with the devil and want to somehow pay off a little bit of that debt with time you can never get back

Don't see it if You are looking for a good (or even mediocre) show to see. Also directors shouldn't be actors, especially when they can do neither.


September 20th, 2016
"Never once was the location, time, or reason for these soldiers being in what one can only assume was a bunker in WWI spoken of. Instead they literally went from story to story and it was hard to follow…The ongoing theme with 'Geist' is that the idea was there, but the execution was not. Overall...
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