Already closed | 1h 30m | Soho/Tribeca

No Exit

From 27 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Confusing, Ambitious, Intense

About the show

The inaugural production from Fusion Theatre is Jean-Paul Sartre's classic 'No Exit,' about three people coming to terms with eternal damnation. This adaptation is equal parts text and opera. More…

Sartre presents a post-Freudian version of Hell as three characters reflect on the criminals they were in life. This mounting merges text and opera, and features classically trained actors who are also classically trained singers, including Fusion founder Eilin O'Dea.

1h 30m | Already closed | Walkerspace Theater (Soho/Tribeca)

Member Reviews (27)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Great acting, Confusing, Ambitious, Intense

63
Banal, Cliched, Dated

See it if You have 2 hours to kill and nothing better to do .

Don't see it if You don't like opera or existential philosophy.

65
Absorbing, Great acting, Confusing

See it if you have read Sartre's work and find it interesting

Don't see it if you are not interested in heavy philosophical themes that are somewhat dated today

Also the play begins with several of the characters singing opera in Italia... Read more Read less

55
Confusing, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You are interested in exploring the idea that hell is other people.

Don't see it if You expect it to be a real mix of opera and theater. Singing was at the beginning and end. It was basically a regular play, nothing new.

Also It was a black box theater production with minimal props/set pieces. T... Read more Read less

60
Disappointing, Confusing, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you are a hardcore fan of NO EXIT.

Don't see it if you think that Sartre's brilliant play will not be improved by adding a few random arias.

Also The opera-infused version of Sartre's existentialist classic is, sadly... Read more Read less

66
Intense, Great writing

See it if you love the play, you are open to creative staging

Don't see it if you are in the mood for something quick, light, and fluffy, or very true to script (there are some iffy directing choices)

52
Confusing, Slow, Ambitious, Weird, Absorbing

See it if you have a dark sense of humor and enjoy focusing on relentless scenes.

Don't see it if you're already tired, find philosophical musings boring, or have a good ear for classical music.

Also Musically this was hit and miss. Some of the singers were better than ... Read more Read less


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