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Pie Shop Play

From 10 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Quirky, Ambitious, Clever, Thought-provoking

About the show

Two sisters, Agnes and Kitty, find their big dreams derailed when a disaster strikes their pie shop. Part of the second annual Corkscrew Festival of new work. More…

When a pipe bursts, it releases toxic unknowns that flood the shop and rob the sisters of coherent speech. Agnes and Kitty are forced to contend with a past that still haunts and divides them. Culminating in a dramatic stand-off played out through an original language of gibberish and jumbled English, 'Pie Shop Play' reveals the havoc that trauma brings down upon all who work in the name of pie. 

Member Reviews (10)


Entertaining, Quirky, Ambitious, Clever, Thought-provoking
Avg Score

Quirky, Great staging, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if You want to see an odd ball show that really says something. A real statement about our society and who we are and what we value.

Don't see it if If you don’t like shows that think outside the box. This show goes beyond quirky and embraces downright ODD! In a good way in my opinion.

Quirky, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if Enjoy offbeat entertainment, this is for you. Over-the-top direction and quirky story line makes for a fun show.

Don't see it if If you have no adventure then skip this.

Absorbing, Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if Viv is a scream, worth the price of admission.

Don't see it if The cast, writing are so-so.

Sublime, Ridiculous, Out of control, Brilliantly written, directed, acted, Erratic

See it if A wild ride, with strobic flashes of brilliance and silliness. Themes and theatrics galore, and the terrific parts are terrific. See it.

Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with the unconventional, and you don't like to be stretched. You thought it was a show for kids.

Entertaining, Absurd, Ambitious, Funny

See it if You really like theatre of the absurd and are willing to be open-minded with art.

Don't see it if You shy away from (often unnecessary) sexual adult themes or don’t appreciate completely unrealistic circumstances.

Disappointing, Quirky, Original, had potential

See it if you want to support emerging women playwrights and can be *very* indulgent about a play's flaws.

Don't see it if you want all the pieces to add up to a whole pie.

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Confusing, Disappointing, Thought-provoking

See it if If you like off beat, original work that needs refinement

Don't see it if You prefer a linear, predictable plot

Confusing, Odd, Unique, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you like LGBTQ+ themes and characters and you want to watch a play that makes you think.

Don't see it if you want to understand absolutely everything that happens in the show or you are triggered by references to sexual abuse.

Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if you like thinking about what you watch; you like darker themes encrusted in a fun, silly framework; you enjoy LGBTQ representation

Don't see it if you need everything to be explained clearly; you are uncomfortable with sexual themes; you are uncomfortable with mental health themes

Ambitious, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Clever

See it if You ache to see genderfuckery and queer relationships complicated by power dynamics & characters' varied efforts to live & love with trauma.

Don't see it if You wish to avoid sexually explicit scenes and allusions to familial abuse.

“Pie Shop Play” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

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