Part of FringeNYC: Ian, a Chicago reporter covering an impending transit strike, has a one-night stand who’s found murdered the next morning. So, Ian ventures out to find the killer just as the trains shut down and strand him in a hostile neighborhood. More…
Categories: Drama, Comedy, Local. From Off Track Arts. Written by James Comtois. Directed by Tim Errickson.
See it if Enjoy off-Broadway, inexpensive shows, small theatre, talented cast, "Fringe", multi-raced plays, homosexuality, and some line flubs...
Don't see it if Dislike all the above
See it if If you like shows that meld humor and mystery and maintain a strong sense of atmosphere.
Don't see it if You don't like venturing far from the theater district.
See it if You enjoy a story that builds slowly and unassumingly in an unknown place (the fringes of Chicago during a transit strike).
Don't see it if Can't think of a reason not to see it.
See it if you're really into murder mysteries and like straight forward, plot driven, narrative storytelling
Don't see it if you don't like cliched characters that feel like they came out of an old gangster film or find dialogue & acting is more important than plot
See it if you're looking for some very good actors, and don't mind having to look hard
Don't see it if you have to have a well-written play with a compelling storyline to be able to enjoy your evening.
See it if you like a good plot with excellent acting and an engrossing theme
Don't see it if you are nervous about being in iffy neighborhoods or have little patience for stupid decisions
See it if You are a fan of great acting, great writing, and impressive design. The show is terrific.
Don't see it if You are frightened of the "f word", the "n word" or violence.
See it if You like detective thrillers, fast-paced shows, good acting, surprise endings and generally well-written plays!
Don't see it if you don't have patience for a plot-heavy show, if you don't like thrillers, if you are sensitive to gay characters portrayed as villainous.
See it if you enjoy a good who-dunnit with crackerjack dialogue and a humble (if bumbling) journalist turned gumshoe who does his best work in bars...
Don't see it if you don't like the grey areas of life.
See it if sorry - I just thought it was horrible. between the terrible acting and the ridiculous story - even by Fringe standards it was bad
Don't see it if if you have any other plans, or no plans at all.
See it if Interested in mystery/Who-dun-it, relevant to New York City living conditions
Don't see it if Don't want to be feed the conclusion, wanted space to figure out the ending on your own instead of being feed the playwright's personal view
See it if You like smart writing performed by great actors, with clear intelligent direction
Don't see it if You like conventional theater that doesn't challenge you.
See it if You like mystery, wild goose chases, and trying to figure out who is the good guy, and who is the bad guy.
Don't see it if You don't like subway trains
See it if You're a fan of noir and you love to see what talented people can do with limited resources
Don't see it if If you don't like mysteries . . . .but who doesn't like mysteries?
See it if You like good acting in a well written, interesting script.
Don't see it if You expect flawless execution or impeccable technical elements. The play is rough around the edges but the heart of it is very engaging.