Already closed | 1h 45m | Soho/Tribeca

Sound House

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Quirky, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Intelligent

About the show

New Georges presents this immersive sonic experience inspired by the haunted and often funny sound worlds of 20th century British composer Daphne Oram, inventor of Oramics, a precursor to the synthesizer. More…

This multi-strand sound-generating machine serves as a structural model for an architectonic play in which disparate eras, worlds, and time signatures collide as Daphne’s present-day alter ego, Constance Sneed, investigates the condition of invisibility that plagues her, too, and envisions a world in which old ladies do not die alone or forgotten.



February 26th, 2018
"There is something Tom Stoppard-esque about the era-hopping intermingling of reality, fiction and art. But the elusive link proves anticlimactic when it finally emerges, and even at a mere 90 minutes the evening wears out its welcome. A problem is that despite Ms. Stahlmann’s warm, quietly quirk...
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February 25th, 2018
"While I marveled at the intricate design and the ambitiously complex story, I can't help but wonder if the play would benefit from more concentration and simplicity...If you’re willing to submerge yourself into the story and let the characters guide, nay, embrace you, then you’re in for an enlig...
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