Target Margin revives this world premiere, an interlocking set of tales about the deceptions of the sexes - tales within tales, that lead us deep into the labyrinth of "The Thousand and One Nights." More…
Who should we pay attention to? Created by the company from various translations / transmissions of the classic collection of stories, "The Thousand and One Nights," "Pay No Attention To The Girl" is part of a multi-year exploration of the text led by Target Margin and resident artists.
See it if you like theater that challenges conventions of staging & script, & you like performing that is not confined to the embodiment of character.
Don't see it if you think the extensive use of direct address to an audience in the theater—storytelling—is a kind of cop-out.
See it if you like cutting edge theater and can embrace a bit of confusion to see an old story in a very new light.
Don't see it if you like traditional theater and are put off by gender fluid characters.
See it if You want to support Target Margin, an important training ground for theater artists, as they pioneer theater in a new part of town.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with non-traditional productions in unfamiliar environs. But get over yourself, taste the breadth of experience.
See it if you enjoy meta-theatrical storytelling, poor theatre-esque design, and non conventional staging/seating arrangements
Don't see it if you dislike non-proscenium spaces, meta-theatrical conventions, or sound demons
See it if you like experimental and devised theatre; are familiar with/a fan of "One Thousand and One Nights;" sitting on a couch sounds intriguing.
Don't see it if you don't want to trek out to a sleepy/industrial section of Brooklyn for a show; you want a more traditional theatrical experience.
See it if u like experimental theater, appreciate a talented ensemble which includes tech crew, want 2view show comfortably where u would never expect
Don't see it if if you do not like experimental theater, are not willing to open your mind to tales u may not be familiar with told in a very different way
See it if Interesting design from a fun theater company.
Don't see it if Totally strange and alienating production -- impossible to follow and despite amplification, difficult to hear the actors.