See it if you appreciate masterful dance coupled with thoughtful poetry, philosophy, psychology, and audience participation in an intimate spare space
Don't see it if you prefer plays with extensive dialog, more than solo casts, complex sets and costumes, multiple acts, linear plots, not breaking 4th wall
See it if Joyful movements of dance & words. The actor’s approach was very honest with a believable Intention to bring love to this experimental work.
Don't see it if Because this experimental work was a bit disconnected and missed its mark despite the spirited attempt to infuse love, happiness & harmony.
"'Play!' reflects on the importance of play in everyday adult life…Jonathan Matthews executes elaborate choreography while delivering an absurdist monologue…[and then] the sense of joy and freedom that comes from playing is put to the service of building a better society."
"A solo dance-theater piece performed by Jonathan Matthews on the subject of playing - as in playing games...Matthews rants, lectures…and at the same time moves his body in expert ways…In the second half the performer brings the audience on stage… to play together."