Already closed | 0h 55m | Gramercy

Room 4

From 2 member reviews
Members say: Relevant, Must see, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing

About the show

The PIT presents Marina and Nicco’s new comedy about Hollywood's race problem. It's 'Waiting for Godot' meets 'Groundhog’s Day' meets 'the real-life experience of virtually every black actor in America.' More…

The Academy Awards has a race problem. It’s big. But the four black actors in 'Room 4' aren’t particularly concerned with that, because they have a much bigger problem at hand. They’ve just realized they’re stuck in a time loop, auditioning for the same Drug Dealer #2 role over and over. What once felt like a messed-up metaphor has become a literal existential nightmare. Get them out of there!

0h 55m | Already closed | The PIT Striker Mainstage (Gramercy)

Member Reviews (2)

MEMBERS SAY:

Relevant, Must see, Great acting, Intelligent, Great writing
95
Avg Score

100
Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Great writing, Must see

See it if You appreciate smart relevant humor and are eager to see more than one black actor on stage at a time, outside of The Lion King.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a good laugh, hate to think and believe Hollywood is doing a great job re diversity😏

85
Clever, Great acting, Relevant, Must see, Hilarious

See it if you want to see some relevant issues taken apart in a hilarious way.

Don't see it if you're an ostrich.


September 22nd, 2016
"'Room 4', a devious one-act, is a testament to the truth that serious messages are often best delivered in silly forms...It’s a clever and effective marriage of form to content...Aeed and Tempelsman are sketch comedians skilled at the art of getting in, saying what you have to say, and getting o...
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September 12th, 2016
"This compact performance is packed with laughs and groan-worthy moments alike, though it sometimes strays a little too far into the realm of improv...Where 'Room 4' moves beyond sketch and into theater is in its characters' diversity of reactions to the same situation...'Room 4' has great sympat...
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October 13th, 2016
"Screenwriters and comedic playwrights Marina & Nicco use humor to make a serious point: for black actors, the struggle for fully realized, non-stereotypical roles remains ongoing and disheartening...One of the highlights in this short, punchy, and powerful one act occurs when the characters real...
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October 29th, 2016
"'Room 4' uses satire to depict what it’s like for almost every Black actor trying to 'make it' in the film industry...Raw, real and definitely not for the faint of hear, the four actors try to stand up for themselves and stick it to the casting directors, and then they are freed…If you haven’t s...
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