Already closed | 1h 15m | West Village

Numbness: Chapter 2

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Edgy, Quirky, Ambitious, Clever, Confusing

About the show

A tragicomedy of the unfelt in 2 parts: In the post-apocalypse a couple hopes to see their mute daughter, and a plane crash victim waits for the birth of the post-post-post. More…

In this apocalyptic puzzle, a couple in a laboratory/kitchen collects ash and tries to stay awake, hoping to see their mute daughter again. Outside dead bodies lie on the shore, a slow-motion plane crash victim awaits the birth of the post-post-post, and the hiding sun creates confusion and chaos. Can they all find a way to survive, make meaning, or even escape?

1h 15m | Already closed | New Ohio Theatre (West Village)

Member Reviews (12)

MEMBERS SAY:

Edgy, Quirky, Ambitious, Clever, Confusing

50
Quirky, Edgy, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if you relish being let in to a play without a logical narrative and with actors who are certainly extremely agile and enthusiastic.

Don't see it if you're not a fan of theater of the absurd.

Also Maybe I'm not adventurous enough, but this just didn't do it for me. A... Read more Read less

50
Banal, Edgy, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if If you want to see actors chopping jello with a knife and dispersing water & baby powder while careening about the theater.

Don't see it if Whenever you see terms like "experimental or anarchic" theater, run for the hills. This would be one of them.


May 5th, 2019
"A quick firing collage of absurdist clues to find your way through the maze of each moment. Reality, rules, linear, logic are to be left at the door...'Black Water' by Sylvia Bofill and 'Yovo' by Robert Lyons are the text trampolines that set the cast bodies to hyper speed. The performers wrap t...
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