"Relativity" offers a new take on time travel with a Rashomon-like structure, exploring questions of fate, subjectivity, and mortality in a playful, mind-bending way. More…
After receiving a strange package in the mail, college student Erin Barclay unexpectedly finds herself hosting two strangers, artist Perry and grad student Candace. They are quickly placed in a life or death situation as the object in the package unsticks them from time for the next twenty minutes. The catch? They're all living those same twenty minutes in different orders. Each act of the show presents the exact same events, but presented in the order that each individual character experiences them.
See it if you'd like a young cast work to pull off a difficult script that is repetitious to present different view points with good sound/lights.
Don't see it if you want a play with a strong post that has a beginning, middle and end or you do not like use of a lot of strobe lights.
See it if science fiction interests you. The performers do excellent work with difficult material.
Don't see it if speculative concepts without clear conclusions distress you. Also be aware that transportation to this theater is complicated on weekends
See it if You want to support 3 Long Island University students/graduates. You enjoy new work. You want to see the same thing shown 3 different ways.
Don't see it if You are sensitive to piercing noises every 90 seconds, painful strobe lights flashing every 90 seconds, and very harsh over-bright lighting.
See it if you enjoy cleverly written, thought-provoking plays that make one reflect deeply on the nature of time, reality, and one's mortality.
Don't see it if you can't deal with a non-linear plot, lots of strobe lights, and non-causality perspectives that make one think outside of the box.
See it if You are willing to hang in there and let the plot reveal itself and come together over the course of 3 acts.
Don't see it if You need traditional linear storytelling or great acting.
See it if You don't mind traveling a little and enjoy science fiction and small productions.
Don't see it if You are looking to see a big Broadway musical.
See it if The play was acted very well. I kept waiting to see what was happening because I was lost
Don't see it if If you want to see a play that you can understand.
See it if You like sci-fi and time travel or you like to try to solve complicated mysteries. Great acting and directing done by this crew.
Don't see it if You do not like loud noises, small productions or strobe lights.
See it if You’re looking for a very innovative and thought provoking science fiction type play that comes together over the course of three acts.
Don't see it if You are highly sensitive to strobe lights and loud sounds every 90 seconds, or so. Or you are looking for a traditional, linear play.
See it if You want to see a small production that is refreshing, innovative by three young actors who pull off a complicated but well-written script.
Don't see it if Strobe lights bother you or you are only interested in seeing broadway plays or musicals.
See it if You enjoy nonconlvential story telling that utilizes every character beat and line of dialogue that finds a way to pay itself off eventually
Don't see it if You prefer traditional story telling or don’t enjoy loud music and flashy lights
See it if you like to be challenged. this show asks for a high level of audience engagement. also watch it if you’re into strong female characters!
Don't see it if you’re sensitive to strobe lights. they aren’t just utilized once or twice during the show; it’s every couple minutes.
See it if you're interested in a new take on time travel and inventive staging
Don't see it if you're easily confused or dislike strobe lights/loud sounds every 90ish seconds