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Quiet, Comfort

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Obie-winning theater company Hoi Polloi presents this newly commissioned text by Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada, a mysterious experience that aims for the subconscious. More…

Director Alec Duffy fashions a dream world in which the audience joins the actors on a giant bed that fills the entire stage of JACK for a piece about travel, first-world privilege, and the dangers of a life lived alone.

0h 50m | Already closed | JACK (Brooklyn)

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August 15th, 2016
“An ambitious production that makes the play, smoothly translated by Aya Ogawa, look better than it actually is...Mr. Okada’s text revels in cryptic banality. You can tell that this is partly the point, and you can also tell that it does not add up to much...Mr. Duffy’s production makes the most ...
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August 16th, 2016
"The emphatic disconnect between performance and speech does something interesting—it forces the watcher's own experience to the fore...Our own monologue of exhaustion and complaint begins...In this way, 'Quiet, Comfort' insinuates itself into our own heads...Okada and Duffy have made us consciou...
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