Set in a secret bunker far in the fascist future, this new, immersive, queer nightclub musical explores a world where little more than sequins, reality television, and the complete works of Oscar Wilde have survived. More…
"Oscar at the Crown" celebrates the rise and fall of one of history's most flamboyant characters. It goes without saying that it's also about the Real Housewives and a minor character from that show The O.C, and yes, it’s also about all of us here today: staring at our phones, wondering if our latest Instagram post is going to flop and if the bombs have started flying yet.
See it if You like new, innovative, non-traditional theater. You want to feel like you're a part of the the evolving future of theater.
Don't see it if You like traditional sit-down theater
See it if this is a young show with great voices movable sets and staging while audience surrounds the scenes - a brief funny look at Oscar wilde but
Don't see it if if you do not enjoy dance music and obscure references to Oscar wilde's life
See it if you want a fun, flashy, glittery, immersive post-apocalyptic telling of the life of Oscar Wilde and contemplation of its lessons.
Don't see it if you're uncomfortable in loud, crowded spaces or queer bars.
See it if love being immersed in great singing, staging, acting, dancing. Want to be uplifted and carried away. Enjoy something new and brilliant.
Don't see it if you need traditional theater -- a seat separate from the stage.
See it if looking for a fun high energy off broadway show. This is not for everyone, it's like being in the club with the singers around you.
Don't see it if looking for a well thought out play or musical. Go for the fun, stay for the great singing.
See it if you want to rave with 19th century English history. Dystopian pop fantasia. Great costumes/choreo/music! Lots of fun, but bring ur ear plugs
Don't see it if You have sensitive ears. The music is LOUD. if you have mobility issues. Standing all night and the audience has to move around a lot.
Also If Angels in America was on LSD and Prep.
See it if you want high octane energy, fantastic singing, & steampunk inspired bonkers fun!
Don't see it if you aren't comfortable going to a club for the evening, lots of standing, loud volumes, or if you want a traditional experience
See it if This is an immersive evening at a club, with loud music. Theres great energy, and the tracks are pretty exciting.
Don't see it if You dont love the idea of standing for hours in a crowded nightclub with blaring music. This is not a traditional play in a theatre
See it if You enjoy dancing, partying, look for outstanding, dramatic performances. An interest in Oscar Wilde and/or RHOC a plus.
Don't see it if The idea of going to a dance club gives you a headache or stresses you out.
See it if you like experimental, song/dance performance theater w/ constant audience's moving around in the stylings of Fuerza Bruta & Here Lies Love.
Don't see it if you don't want to move around in the duration of the show. It is a fun experience but the story telling is confusing unlike Here Lies Love.
See it if Oscar at the Crown is a great concert experience with quite a gut punch waiting. The night club air implicates the audience in the ending
Don't see it if The setting is almost too well done. The music overwhelms the singing and especially the dialogue. I missed large pieces of conversation
See it if you like experimental, edgy, loud, lively, musical. Dancing is encouraged but that’s as immersive as it can get.
Don't see it if you love the comfort of a chair. I admire the energy and edginess of the show but it sometimes gets too much.
See it if You like bright flashy neon, nightclubs, dancing, and unusual, experimental shows.
Don't see it if You don't like standing on your feet for an entire show, loud noises, or if strobe lights make you dizzy.
See it if you missed Studio 54 before they put the seats back in - go go dancers, mirror ball and costumed audience. Energetic hard working performers
Don't see it if you expect a traditional theatrical experience. Crowded, no seating & gigantic speakers pumping continuous noise that covers the dialogue
See it if you want to party to uptempo music in a bar/club space. You like flashing lights and loud EDM. You enjoy dance for the sake of dance.
Don't see it if you're looking for substance or coherence. You don't like crowds.
See it if you're inebriated or very hip. More seriously, if the idea of a wide-ranging, queer-friendly, pop-rave musical with dance interests you.
Don't see it if You don't want to stand in a rambunctious performance on a dance floor in a dive bar for a loud, unfocused show about Wilde and reality TV.
See it if The dance numbers are fun to watch and the songs are catchy.
Don't see it if No excuse to keep 200+ patrons waiting in a super long line outdoors (due to slow coat check line). Bring earplugs; bass sound is deafening.
See it if you want to have a lot of fun! You may easily see how long this project has been developing. It is very different than any other show.
Don't see it if you like to be seated seeing a classic play. This show is for people who wants to have fun and connect with the artists.
See it if You like great singing, great dancing, high energy non traditional theatre in a non traditional venue. Dance to great music during the show.
Don't see it if You like traditional theatre in a traditional seated venue ..unless you're feeling adventurous in which case I highly recommend seeing it.
See it if You like your mind blown! It was like riding a glitter roller coaster through a post apocalyptic wonderland of pop music and dance.
Don't see it if You don't like to dance or move around. This show is not seated.
See it if you like immersive 360 environments, high energy music and choreography mixed with a compelling story. There was also a bar!
Don't see it if You're boring. You'll be moving around a lot and dancing with the performers up close and personal.
See it if If you have had a lot to drink and like really fun dance numbers, high belting, and not much else.
Don't see it if you prefer story over spectacle, and are looking for a transformative experience rather than a deafening mess of song and dance.
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