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 For the great singing at the beginning. If you don't mind minimalistic settings. The story is a good one, execution just didn't resonate.
Don't see it if It drags on and on, with no intermission in sight. The actors seemed forced, the whole production was just all over the place for me.
See it if You are a huge fan of Sartre and need to see the play staged. You don't mind sitting thru 2 hours of dragging dialogue without intermission.
Don't see it if If you want to see a compelling version of No Exit. Garcin is weak. Website should accurately state the play is 2 hours, not 1.5.