HERE presents arts collective Five On A Match's exploration of the 21st-century experience of mourning and moving on in the digital age. More…
Cat videos, photos of ultrasounds, proclamations of loneliness, and the endless gloating of lives well-lived coexist with heartfelt final goodbyes to, now, ghosts in the machine. What does it mean to live, die, grieve, and keep living in the era of (over)sharing? Set in a karaoke bar, this theatrical collage serves up multiple story lines with text crafted from real-life social media posts.
See it if you like experimental theater and you're interested in the effect social media has on our lives and relationships.
Don't see it if you need a clear narrative, and to be able to follow along moment to moment.
See it if you like to see a nontraditional, modern, relevant play about human connections through social network.Humorous, sad, and full of ambiguity
Don't see it if you are looking for a light, simple, and predictable performance.
See it if You know you're too attached to social media. Felt like my facebook news feed had come to life. Good set, use of music, very clever subtext.
Don't see it if You want a trad. "well made play" with a definite end. Difficult structure tries to weave full characters in with the trivial internet posts
See it if You like environmental theatre. You like nonlinear stories and multi media. Good acting
Don't see it if If you want a set storyline - if you like fluff or easily understandable stories
See it if You are in the social media or even just marketing field. Anthropology, sociology. Any field that examines human communication and dynamics
Don't see it if you need a story line to make sense, or a story line at all... if you are not into social media at all
See it if You interact with social media, you appreciate devised theater, you appreciate concept driven pieces
Don't see it if you want a polished, finished product- this show has flaws. You don't care about social media.
See it if You enjoy original works and also if you like expressionism
Don't see it if You don't like works that involve singing or works that don't have a beginning, middle, and end.
See it if you, like me, question what kind of a legacy our cyber-words will leave behind. Also, see it if you love strong design.
Don't see it if you have a hard time following sharp shifts in narrative and use of language.
See it if you want to take a hard look at how we now live and die online for everyone to see
Don't see it if if you dont want to think...this is not a spoonfed show
See it if you love surrealist, experimental theatre juxtaposed with fascinating commentary on social media.
Don't see it if you dislike theatre or critical thinking and find yourself lacking a sense of humor.
See it if you want to see a thoughtful, moving play about how social media is changing our lives, and then have an interesting conversation afterward.
Don't see it if you're not open to the idea that there is beauty and power in everyday language, or would rather see a comic sendup of Facebook.
See it if You're alive . I enjoyed seeing this piece from start to finish. It is very relevant and thought provoking. I would watch again at anew seat
Don't see it if Are confused by abstraction because sometimes you'll need to be imaginative
See it if You want a real life look into the absurdities and trageties of living life online.
Don't see it if You cannot follow a non-linear, intelligently crafted jab at millennial society.