Already closed | 1h 20m | East Village

Interludes: A New (Orleans) Play (FringeNYC)

From 22 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing, Funny, Edgy

About the show

Part of FringeNYC: Violence, passion and faith catapult twelve uniquely spirited characters through the chaos of life (and death) in The City That Care Forgot. Pure, honest and as heart-warming as it is heart-breaking, Interludes reminds us what's worth dying for is worth living for. More…

Categories: Solo Show, Drama, Local. Written by Claire Christine Sargenti, Music by Darrell Smith. Directed by Diana Shortez.

FROM THE ARTIST:
INTERLUDES: A New (Orleans) Play is a solo show written and performed by Claire Christine Sargenti with original jazz music composed by Darrell Smith and performed by the 8 piece Interludes Jazz Orchestra. Violence, passion, and faith catapult 12 uniquely spirited characters on a unifying journey through the chaos of life (and death) in the City That Care Forgot. Pure, honest, and as heart-warming as it is heart-breaking, Interludes reminds us that what’s worth dying for is also worth living for.

1h 20m | Already closed | DROM (East Village)

Member Reviews (22)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Great acting, Absorbing, Funny, Edgy

55
Disappointing

See it if not sure what to say here

Don't see it if Way to early in her career to be attempting a one woman show

50
Disappointing, Indulgent, Original

See it if You like good New Orleans style jazz and a cash bar

Don't see it if You want to see something that could be produced anywhere except Fringe


August 20th, 2016
"Sargenti crafts a colorful cast of personalities, shifting between ages, genders, and classes in each new monologue. Her words are poetic and clever, and for the most part she is a decent performer to watch...While alluding to violence and tragedy throughout the city’s history, 'Interludes' main...
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August 29th, 2016
"From musicians to preachers, Sargenti portrays the passionate people with big easiness. She allows her story to unravel slowly. It's not until quite late that the connections truly come to light...As a performer, Sargenti lives in subtleties...Moving forward, finding a bit more differentiation w...
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July 31st, 2015
for a previous production "Some narratives are independent monologues, while others connect in grimly devastating ways. Death hangs over the show from the very beginning, and Sargenti does not shy away from examining how losing a loved one can disturbingly impact one’s existence. Yet, Sargenti spends just as much time sho...
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August 12th, 2015
for a previous production "One of the best spoken word acts was that of Claire Christine Sargenti who wrote 'Interludes,' a piece that surely deserves its own podcast. Sargenti interwove the stories of 12 disparate characters from a priest to pole dancer to the characters in between, changing voices and small costume deta...
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