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Skip to my Lou
East Village
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Skip to my Lou NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Ambitious

About the Show

Theater for the New City presents a new drama about a drink-fueled discussion of race and philosophy haunted by Ota Benga, a Congolese pygmy who was kept in the Bronx Zoo.

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Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You like smart, witty, theater.

Don't see it if You don't like to think at a show

Critic Reviews (1)

February 19th, 2016

"'Skip to My Lou' is a drama of ideas, but it’s also a drama. In this regard it bears the strong imprint of Harold Pinter whose threat filled story lines were also disquisitions on being. The air of constant and literal physical menace is something that the director S.C. Lucier artfully underscores throughout the production…The provocation of Romagnoli’s script transcends any kind of intellectual shock jockery…As a playwright of ideas, Romagnoli is right up there with Stoppard. Don’t miss it."
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