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Guilty (Dream Up 2017)

Members say: Enchanting, Confusing, Great acting, Ambitious, Intense
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Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: This verse drama was inspired by one of the most notorious criminal cases in Iceland's history.

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In 1837, a 12-year-old girl was sexually abused by a hired hand on her family's farm. Since her mother was romantically involved with the perpetrator, she testified against her daughter in a desperate attempt to cover up her affair. At the time, adultery was a capital offense. What punishment did the judge mete out? Based on transcripts of the actual testimony, 'Guilty' explores the love triangle, sexual obsession, and the eternal questions of innocence and guilt.

 

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Could have been so much better

See it if you want to see true black box theater

Don't see it if you will be bothered by the Narrator (who is on stage the whole show) reading from the actual script

Also I got to Iceland every year. It's my favorite country and I was really... Read more Read less

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Ambitious, Great acting, Confusing

See it if you like dramas that are not straightforward. See it if you like ambitious if flawed execution

Don't see it if straightforward drama

Also Ending was ??? Narrator dragged play down

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Enchanting, Intense, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy plays about justice, and are not afraid to examine a story from many angles.

Don't see it if You are not interested in period pieces from other cultures.