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Pay No Attention to the Girl

From 13 member  reviews
Members say: Confusing, Ambitious, Great staging, Quirky, Clever

About the show

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. 

Already closed | The DOXSEE (Brooklyn)

Member Reviews (13)


Confusing, Ambitious, Great staging, Quirky, Clever

Confusing, Banal

See it if You know the playwright, director or actors and want to support them.

Don't see it if ... you want a fulfilling theater experience.

Also I'm open to all sorts of theaters and presentations and was very curio... Read more Read less

Confusing, Excruciating, Great staging

See it if you want to see a beautiful stage and sit on a comfy couch.

Don't see it if you expect to be able to follow the story or in general expect an engaging show.

Also The experience starts well enough as you explore the open set and the ... Read more Read less

April 2nd, 2018
for a previous production "It is surprisingly easy to follow the plots and characters within these stories framed by stories framed by stories. The ambiguity that pervades this production is deliberate and of a different order...If this show is inevitably and openly defined by a 21st-century gaze, it also revels in the ti...
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April 3rd, 2018
for a previous production "It is clear that this cast has an almost academic grasp of the material...At times, however, the plot lines are difficult to follow and I got lost in the back and forth of the piece. Though I felt taken care of by the earnest ensemble, it’s hard to sink in and connect when a piece is this styliz...
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April 21st, 2018
for a previous production “‘Pay No Attention’ founders as often as it succeeds...Roles are assigned for the most part by gender...It feels like a missed opportunity not to play more directly with the gender issues highlighted in the stories...The most effective sections were the most straight-up storytelling...Stabs at di...
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