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Off Track (FringeNYC)

From 22 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Edgy, Thought-provoking

About the show

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.

Member Reviews (22)


Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Edgy, Thought-provoking

Banal, Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating

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 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.

Di Zhu
August 19th, 2016
"There is much to admire in this fast-paced production. Trumbull delivers a nuanced performance full of humor and charm. Moody projections of the Chicago landscape fill the backdrop as recognizable film noir archetypes push the story along...One quibble: The production’s over-shadowy lighting mak...
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August 17th, 2016
"An absurd, heartfelt murder mystery that will draw you in and keep you guessing, even after you leave the theater…It plays off of a lot of noir tropes, and provides a few laughs along the way as characters subvert genre expectations…I walked out vaguely aware that there was something I was suppo...
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August 19th, 2016
"'Off Track' circumlocutes several important issues without raising one deep, rich, enduring question about any of them. This failure on the part of a playwright is unfortunate and unfair not only to an audience but to the show’s actors that have to struggle to make sense of a play...The playwrig...
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