Penal Colony presents the American premiere of this new Australian play, a pitch black comedy about sex, technology, and privacy in the digital age. More…
Veronica sits with her boyfriend Ben in her recently deceased father's house, surrounded by sexualized paintings, statues, and ornaments. As far as Ben thinks, he's there to meet her brother, Gustav. But is now a good time to break up with her? And if not now, when? As the night progresses, Gustav turns up with his new fiancé and a radical plan. As the siblings unravel secrets of a dark past, their respective partners have some dark secrets of their own.
See it if You like quirky shows that you have to sort of use your imagination a bit to see what it can be rather than what it is. Good acting.
Don't see it if You want to see a show that’s whole and ready to go.
See it if Some good actors. Very boring plot line here.
Don't see it if If you want a finished more polished play. Story meandered. Was not well thought out or well written.
See it if you are interested in how the internet might be curtailing generation Y from having experiences in the real flesh-&-blood world.
Don't see it if you are expecting a sexy experience.
See it if You want to see talented actors in a mediocre play. Interesting dialogue and characters.
Don't see it if The idea was good, but for such a small cast the characters felt unmotivated and one dimensional. This could be good. But it's not there yet
See it if You want to see something unbelievably creative and original.
Don't see it if You are not into hip new plays. If you like old classics and nothing different you probably won’t like this
See it if The first scenes between Ben(David De Almo) and Ron (Kelly McCready) are enough to carry your interests.
Don't see it if you are frustrated by authors who point you in one very dark direction and then pull away.
See it if Good performances,some good dialogue.Don't be scared off by the premise-for a storyline that trades on shock value this play is very tame.
Don't see it if Motivations inexplicable.Couldn't get a grasp on some characters at all.Playwright seems to just have meandered along in writing this.
See it if You’d like to see a play talk about sexual objects,porno addiction and how the artist interpret this. Weird family dynamics is the center of
Don't see it if You do not like intimate theater, wt sex toys/manequins used as props, contains profanity, confusing dialogues btw siblings, porn addiction
See it if Foursome (2 couples) takes the stage (at times) & tries to set off sparks with middling results. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" - NOT! :(
Don't see it if Don't see it if U R prudish & don't wish to see various "sex toys" exhibited but rarely used to any comic effect (& NO sexual effect AT ALL)
See it if superb acting and some genuinely funny moments matter more to you than a well-developed story and satisfying conclusion.
Don't see it if you are annoyed when a show starts strong then fizzles for an abrupt and uninteresting ending.
See it if Tackling porn addition with both love and hate. Animated characters keep you busy
Don't see it if I was struggling to understand Veronica as a person. Well actually all of them except Kate....with their uneasy cringing conversations
See it if you aren't prudish and will enjoy really good actors doing the best they can do with a weak script/story line. Funny!!
Don't see it if you aren't up for a show that deals entirely with sex and porn addiction or you want a fully realized story and arc.
See it if You enjoy good, ambitious acting, even without a strong plot. I understood who the characters were, but not why they were together.
Don't see it if You are bothered by under-developed and inconsistent characters. The relationships don’t make sense - we are missing the whole back story.
See it if you like a little mystery in a sexually funny manner. See it if you want to see a Ryan Reynold-look-and-act-alike in a play.
Don't see it if you are offended in sexual and bulgar words and offended when pornography is the topic.
See it if You want to see a different, sexual play with great acting but a very weak script.
Don't see it if If sex and porn addiction is not your thing.
See it if you're tired of 'apartment comedies', of 'safe theatre', and want to see what 4 people can do in 90 minutes that Neil LaBute has yet to do
Don't see it if you like safe plays only done in high school repertoire, don't like being challenged as an audience member, can't admit that you watch porn
See it if you like up and coming productions of contemporary new plays, done with humor, great acting and staging in a limited space
Don't see it if If you are prudish or puritanical.
See it if You want to see actors who are better than what the space has to offer. Also if you like new plays with snappy dialogue.
Don't see it if You don't like swearing or joking around.
See it if You want to see great acting that deserves to be on a bigger stage! Also you like independent theatre.
Don't see it if You are made uncomfortable by sexual references or are looking for a drama.
See it if You enjoy theater that is tight, well paced, hilarious while remaining grounded in its narrative.
Don't see it if If you don’t like to laugh? I guess?
See it if You want to support emerging artists and new playwrights, you like edgy premises, you're interested in great acting in a small space.
Don't see it if You are more of a big-budget person, the idea of sitting right on top of the actors is off-putting.
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