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Promising

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining, Intense

About the show

InProximity Theatre Company presents a comedic indictment of our current political climate in the story of an NYC politician. More…

Local politician David Carver’s meteoric rise has caught the eye of the heavy political hitters in NYC and beyond. But the burgeoning career of the charismatic campaigner is threatened by a startling accusation. With a media circus in full swing just outside his apartment, David and his inner circle of supporters hunker down to strategize damage control for his campaign and salvage any chance for a long-term future in politics.


Member Reviews (2)

MEMBERS SAY:

Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining, Intense
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Avg Score

80
Edgy, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You're interesting in political scandals, and enjoy plays that make you question what the moral thing to do is.

Don't see it if You view the world as black and white on certain issues, or are looking for something fun and cheerful.

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78
Entertaining, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Clever, Edgy

See it if You like Law and Order shows

Don't see it if You don't like Law and Order


November 23rd, 2015
"This play has an intense, captivating plot, excellent staging and features extraordinary acting...a timely piece of theatre that realistically depicts how scandals change the course of political careers. While the subject matter is serious, the characters are wholly genuine and the show is laced...
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November 20th, 2015
"'Promising' isn't; Michelle Elliot's new play takes what should be a sure-fire dramatic situation - a New York city political sex scandal - and fritters it away in an endless series of conversation…For a drama built on such incendiary materials, 'Promising' has a surprisingly high boiling point....
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November 24th, 2015
"What might have been a very talky evening in the theater has been given a sharp, focused production by director Terry Berliner who keeps the play moving with the sleekness of a high speed train...While Michelle Elliott’s 'Promising' may be a bit too long for its story line , Berliner keeps uppin...
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November 21st, 2015
"While 'Promising’s' dramatic arc may be somewhat lacking, veering too far towards melodrama in its final scenes, its presentation of these questions is more than enough to create a compelling piece of theatre...While it may not join the canon of renowned political dramas, 'Promising' is a though...
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