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.
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.
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)
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.