High School Coven
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High School Coven
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High School Coven NYC Reviews and Tickets

72%
(19 Reviews)
Positive
63%
Mixed
26%
Negative
11%
Members say
Relevant, Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Disappointing

About the Show

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents this dark comedy about female friendships and the art of magick.

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Member Reviews (19)

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89
Enchanting (get it?), Relevant, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Intelligent

See it if You want a show that's surprisingly much more than it appears at first glance. Topical and current with a funnny believable storyline.

Don't see it if You can't use your imagination a bit. They do wonders with a couple of tables and chairs but this is not about the sets or costumes.

66
Ambitious, Disappointing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Dizzying

See it if you enjoy a strong message through the eyes of high school female teenagers who speak their own language at a fast and loud pace.

Don't see it if screaming, hard to understand soft voices with competing background music and lots of quick action scene and light changes overtax you.

60
Cute concept but bad execution

See it if You enjoy high school themed plot elements like popularity, cliques, underage drinking,. the coven elements just seemed like an afterthought

Don't see it if If you are looking for compelling plot or production value.. This was kind of low budge and amateurish.

49
Confusing, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you are a teen girl from 13-17. good intentions with the premise but included a lot of nonsense that seriously detracted from the main story

Don't see it if 90' with no intermission. lots of unnecessary yelling and over acting. ALL OF THE GOOD REVIEWS ABOVE ARE FROM 1ST TIME REVIEWERS; NOT COOL.

48
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Slow

See it if You want to support a very juvenile production that is in need of much work

Don't see it if You want to see a well written, well acted play

60
Confusing, Disappointing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if you enjoy seeing an energetic all-female cast address relevant issues such as high school sexual assault from a female perspective.

Don't see it if you're expecting a coherent, well-written play with reasonable inclusion of witch covens and less irrelevant distractions to main theme. Read more

96
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if Was a great show . The whole audience seem to enjoy this how.

Don't see it if You don't like the supernatural.

71
Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you have a teen at home they will appreciate this play. Story surrounded rape of popular girl and how the experience changed her.

Don't see it if your male or older. You may not relate to the topic. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

TheaterScene.net
August 12th, 2017

“An uneasy and unsatisfying blend of humor and topical drama…It’s a stale rehash of scholastic antics, and the supernatural angle doesn’t add much. Amidst these inane trappings, a rape subplot feels like a tacked-on contrivance, making the play further irredeemable…Garvin seemingly wants to tackle serious social issues but her overloaded approach doesn’t cohere. The witchcraft lore is confounding and is perhaps an attempt at allegory…Very little of all this is funny or interesting.”
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