Open run | 1h 10m | Brooklyn

Oscar at the Crown

From 59 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Ambitious, Confusing, Absorbing

About the show

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.

1h 10m | Open run | 3 Dollar Bill (Brooklyn)

Member Reviews (59)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Great singing, Ambitious, Confusing, Absorbing
80
Avg Score

For a previous production
80
Dizzying, Edgy, Confusing

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

For a previous production
100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Enchanting, Entertaining, Epic

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

For a previous production
92
Absorbing, Refreshing, Entertaining, Great singing, Intense

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.

For a previous production
100
Great singing, Must see, Entertaining, Epic, Enchanting

See it if You love new, experimental, boundary-pushing theater and love to dance and get amazed by glitter/lights/glorious costumes.

Don't see it if You can’t stand/dance for over 90 minutes.

For a previous production
100
Must see, Intense, Great staging, Great singing, Ambitious

See it if See it if you love super queer theatre that’s full of amazing dancing and powerful singing. Stunning technical elements that aid the show

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you hate theatre and having fun

For a previous production
45
Clever, Great singing, Intense, Dizzying, Confusing

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.

Also ***This show is SITE-SPECIFIC, not immersive. The last ten minutes of ... Read more Read less

For a previous production
100
Great singing, Entertaining, Relevant, Clever, Thought-provoking

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.

For a previous production
90
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great staging, Must see

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.

For a previous production
100
Thought-provoking, Great singing, Edgy, Entertaining, Epic

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.


June 6th, 2019
"The idea of Oscar Wilde and Julie Cooper somehow being linked in an infernal loop of reality, fiction, and fetish gear certainly is intriguing, but 'Oscar at the Crown' is brought down by interchangeable numbers and a staging, by Shira Milikowsky, that too often mistakes agitation for energy or ...
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August 13th, 2019
"The worst thing you can say about 'OSCAR at The Crown' is that it is harmless; that's also the best thing you can say about it. Perhaps Wilde -- who, after all, said, 'The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about" -- wouldn't mind too much.'"
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July 30th, 2019
"If you're looking for a dance party or an excuse to dress up and wear glitter, this is the show for you. It's best experienced with a large group of friends, after you've all had a drink or three...It's fun at first, but becomes repetitive in the short 90-minute run time...In the end, you don't ...
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