Life Brief and Glorious
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Life Brief and Glorious
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Life Brief and Glorious NYC Reviews and Tickets

67%
(8 Reviews)
Positive
25%
Mixed
75%
Negative
0%
Members say
Ambitious, Confusing, Slow, Edgy, Overrated

About the Show

The New Collectives presents this contemporary take on the Polyxena/Achilles myth of the Trojan War. An exploration of the theme of how identity and public roles are filtered through public and private behavior.

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Ambitious, Slow, Confusing, Indulgent, Clunky

See it if You enjoy modern takes on classic stories. You want to support a small theatre company trying out big ideas.

Don't see it if You have little/no familiarity w/the Trojan myth. You want classics performed in verse. You want a more relevant adaptation of the myth.

68
Disappointing, Overrated, Confusing, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You like to see plays that try to offer another side to the classical story and already know the characters from the “Illiad.”

Don't see it if You get annoyed at playwrights who throw in gratuitous foul language to attempt to “modernize” an ancient theme. Read more

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