One Green Bottle
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One Green Bottle
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One Green Bottle NYC Reviews and Tickets

82%
(24 Reviews)
Positive
88%
Mixed
12%
Negative
0%
Members say
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Great acting, Hilarious

About the Show

This absurdist, gender-bending farce explores our current selfie society’s relationship with consumerism and modern technology through one night in the life of a disordered family on the road to ruin.

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Member Reviews (24)

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983 Reviews | 229 Followers
57
Indulgent, Fluffy, Excruciating, Edgy, Dizzying

See it if If you like slapstick comedy that is into the absurd.

Don't see it if Thin plot. Absurdity into the ridiculous.

746 Reviews | 124 Followers
75
Illogical, Repetitious, Great timing, Funny, Absurdist slapstick

See it if a Japanese clown show with apocalyptic overtones sounds interesting. The comic timing is exquisite.

Don't see it if you dislike pratfalls and gratuitous violence.

MJK
677 Reviews | 187 Followers
81
Entertaining, Riveting, Absurdist, Funny, Quirky

See it if to witness a masterful mash-up of Noh, kabuki, panto & Beckett in an anarchic, comical & moving farce about selfishness & modern technology.

Don't see it if you don't like absurdist theater or slapstick comedy; you have no interest in Japanese theater.

668 Reviews | 155 Followers
91
Brilliantly constructed, Dynamically staged, Beautifully played, Dark, Hilarious

See it if you’d like to experience a hilarious tragedy that feels as old as humankind & as contemporary as identity hacking.

Don't see it if irreverence about the family unit or absolute gender-bending might offend you. Read more

567 Reviews | 146 Followers
78
Absurdist, Quirky, Experimental, Satirical

See it if Absurd comic modern fam w/ plans, in gender-bent drag,self-imprison w/ Kubuki rhythms & flourishes.Matte foil set."Why are you being weird?"

Don't see it if Its absurdist premise folds under the weight of itself when paired with reality resolve."No one commits hari kari in Wonderland/BoysofNoise" Read more

392 Reviews | 204 Followers
85
Great acting, Great staging, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You like Japanese culture and comedy with a twist. This play pushes all traditional roles out the window.

Don't see it if You do not like Japanese comedy.

403 Reviews | 104 Followers
73
Entertaining, Broad comedy, Physical comedy, Absurdist

See it if you enjoy broad, physical comedy with more than a hint of darkness

Don't see it if broad, physical comedy is not your thing. Or you want your broad comedy to be light. Read more

254 Reviews | 137 Followers
89
Masterful, Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You can appreciate references to slapstick, traditional Japanese melodrama, Japanese horror movies and more.

Don't see it if You are averse to fits of explosive laughter.

Critic Reviews (2)

Front Row Center
March 4th, 2020

Score: 90%. "I urge you to go, broaden your horizons about what is possible, and be part of something worthwhile that you won't easily forget."
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Theatre's Leiter Side
March 4th, 2020

"It's hardly a stretch for his play to attain universal proportions. That might be easier…for Japanese, given their…mono-ethnic culture…There is…a starker contrast with Japanese tradition than with ours, though the impact of this play is quite timely beyond Japan."
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