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From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Edgy, Insipid, Confusing, Slow, Excruciating

About the show

Developed by an all female and non-binary femme team, this new work is a fall down the rabbit hole of shame, femininity, and food in a world where the body is a battleground and sisterhood offers shelter. More…

'Martyrs' is a convent slumber party turned upside down as tensions rise and relationships erupt. Cats and Kittens let you in on midnight whispers between sisters. Watch as the girls dance in milk and honey and crush cherries between their fingers. In search of purity, the women of 'Martyrs' are forced to contend with their sensuality in the face of their insecurities. In the era of #MeToo, Martyrs is where the body is battleground and sisterhood offers shelter. 

Member Reviews (5)


Edgy, Insipid, Confusing, Slow, Excruciating
Avg Score

Excruciating, Disappointing, Insipid, Slow, Banal

See it if You enjoy experimental theatre. Interesting sets lighting and sound design going on but the writing and direction really didn’t work for me.

Don't see it if You want to see a show that flows smoothly or has any real substance. It’s an interesting idea that’s not executed well at all.

Innovative, Quirky, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Brave

See it if you are willing to take a trip to a weird new world--1 that presents a sharp, cogent critique of our world.

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable jumping into a very strange parallel world, with lots of peculiarities but lots of similarities to our own.

Also The revolution will not take place at a pajama party. But not for want... Read more Read less

Cliched, Confusing, Excruciating, Edgy, Slow

See it if you are interested in the lesbian Christian disdain-aggression-control vs. adoration-passivity-submissiveness dynamic and experimental plays

Don't see it if you avoid 75 min. nonstop anger, violence, eating oddity, bm, blood, nausea, self-mutilation, suicide, Christ cult of unattractive lesbians

Just plain awful

See it if I don't know why someone would like it. The play was so confusing.

Don't see it if you enjoy theatre

Also I can appreciate most theatrical works but I couldn't find anything re... Read more Read less

Insipid, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if You are curious about how bad an Off-Off-Broadway production can be.

Don't see it if If you prefer to see something passably good.

Also The beginning is dominated by all kinds of declarations, not so much c... Read more Read less

“Martyrs” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

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