Already closed | 1h 30m | East Village

Journey in Light and Shadow

From 11 member  reviews
Members say: Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Intense, Quirky

About the show

August Strindberg Rep presents the English-language premiere of Danish writer Stig Dalager's mysterious play within a play for three actors. More…

The audience enters a room where two actors and a director are working on a play. But are they rehearsing? Are they performing? Or are they not actors and a director at all? Is it the present, the past, or in the future? An examination of the playwriting process with echoes of Strindberg and Pirandello, 'Journey in Light and Shadow' is a 'Twilight Zone'-like experience where the audience is challenged to guess what is real, what is a play, and whether the characters' scars can ever be healed. Presented in rotating repertory with 'Marty's Shadow.'

1h 30m | Already closed | Gene Frankel Theatre (East Village)

Member Reviews (11)


Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Intense, Quirky

Banal, Cliched, Excruciating, Indulgent, Insipid

See it if you have a case of incurable insomnia. or hemorrhoids that only get relief from constant squirming in your seat.

Don't see it if you're looking for snappy, clever dialogue, fascinating characters.

Also I wanted to jump up on stage and gag the actors. I left at intermissio... Read more Read less

March 30th, 2017
“Carter is surely a highlight of the production. With a pronounced presence as the aging actor, she switches effortlessly between her various roles with perfect clarity and distinction. However, it’s difficult to follow the entangled threads of each character in the worlds they simultaneously exi...
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