New York | In Previews: Opens Sep 26

Hope

11 Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great staging
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1h 30m | In Previews: Opens Sep 26 | The Wild Project (East Village)

A new, darkly-comic solo play about women's voices and women's choices as they deal with addiction and abuse as well as healing and survival. More…

"Hope" is the story of three women: Rose, a prostitute in the 1950's; Alice, a spirited, yet haunted wife and mother; and Hope, an Irish-Mexican storyteller who examines the fragments of her life in order to understand how she has survived, and how she will thrive in the second half of her life.


90
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Profound

See it if You want to experience a powerful and intensely personal solo performance that deals with the ramifications of child abuse.

Don't see it if You’re looking for light upbeat entertainment. You don’t want to confronted with the topic of sexual abuse

87
During previews
Absorbing, Great acting, Powerful, Strong

See it if Strong acting, it a moving play and holds you to the end.

Don't see it if The topic discuss are heavy and painful.

85
During previews
Intense, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if you are open to an intense and personal story about abuse and its lasting effects. Absolutely spectacular staging.

Don't see it if you are looking for comedy or fluff.

73
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Confusing, Overrated

See it if You like an intense and strong performance and don't mind putting the puzzles back together.

Don't see it if You prefer a more cohesive story. It draws people in and out of the story as she changes characters, I wanted to be connected but it's hard.

Also Although the unfortunate events with the main character can actually h... Read more Read less

97
During previews
Delightful, Edgy, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if you enjoy very real and honest real-life personal stories - strong female lead character, amazing stage lighting, and cinematic atmosphere.

Don't see it if you're intimidated by the strong use of language, visuals, and cannot keep up with a fast-paced storyline.

83
During previews
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if You love to watch strong women on stage - this actress is a true force! See it if you are not afraid of dark, hunting material

Don't see it if You're squeamish when it comes to honesty and art that addresses the big stuff (life, death, sex, violence, etc)

100
During previews
Ambitious, Great acting, Must see, Profound, Great staging

See it if Hope is a masterwork of a mime, puppeteer, and ballet dancer. See it if you value precision in storytelling, beat, and raw action.

Don't see it if Don’t see if you are looking for entertainment with a plot. There are words and it’s funny, but story is nonlinear and not kid friendly.

Also This is a dancer performing theater. The artist is a master at age 54.... Read more Read less

95
During previews
Absorbing

See it if you are strong and passionate and the human spirit motivates you..this show and performance will make you relive it over and over...

Don't see it if Everyone will get something from this production

90
During previews
Funny, Thought-provoking, Profound, Riveting

See it if You like ground-breaking multidisciplinary theatre that takes you on a wild range of emotions

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with subjects such as abuse, addiction etc..

90
During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if The writing was on point with humorous moments, the acting was so alive and fresh! Hope has such presence... A breath of fresh air!

Don't see it if N/A

87
During previews
Ambitious, Epic, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you love theater that will shake you to your core

Don't see it if you're interested in a night of light, fluffy fare


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