Already closed | 1h 10m | East Village

Storage Locker

From 35 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Disappointing, Funny, Ambitious

About the show

IATI Theater presents a dark comedy inspired by reality television that explores American materialism and our "get rich quick" mentality. Part of Teatro Fest NYC. More…

In Jeff Stolzer's provocative new play, a married couple places a winning bid on an abandoned storage locker in the hopes of finding valuables inside. What they discover instead turns out to be a lot more than they bargained for.

1h 10m | Already closed | IATI Theater (East Village)

Member Reviews (35)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Entertaining, Disappointing, Funny, Ambitious

72
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if You are okay with simple staging. You are not looking for something deep and moving. You want to laugh. You like an unusual ending.

Don't see it if You need a big production. You need to see something deep and moving. You are too serious about what plays you see.

90
Absorbing, Great writing, Riveting

See it if You like plays that get you to think and have a Twilight Zone/ Hitchcock twist that leaves you wondering about what really happened...I do!

Don't see it if If you like light and fluffy.

72
Clever, Funny, Confusing

See it if You like plays with a unusual premise and want to see something a little different.

Don't see it if You don't mind being somewhat confused at the end.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing, Enchanting

See it if You enjoyed the TV shows Storage Wars or Twilight Zone.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy comedy or plot twists coming at the very end.

100
Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if A well paced play for those who appreciate refreshing subject with clever plot of surprise twists, humor, great acting & staging.

Don't see it if It really should appeal to everyone except those with NO humor & too lazy to follow the dialogue loaded with it.

Also I thought this play is funny with surprise twists, spot on acting, ext... Read more Read less

80
Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever, Edgy, Ambitious

See it if You love a play of ideas that always keeps you guessing, a show whose big, dark and wonderfully realized themes are never compromised.

Don't see it if You need to see conventional stories told conventionally. This play decides to tell a story about technology by (partly) using technology.

84
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing

See it if you want to see a clever, satirical contemporary comedy.

Don't see it if you prefer period pieces or classics.

81
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Delightful

See it if you like controversial, avant-garde, contemporary performing arts that doesn't go by the standard and the old rules of theater and acting.

Don't see it if you can't stand seeing a diverse cast; and you expect the world to be as it is in your head.

80
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Intelligent

See it if You like a good show, creatively written. The acting, while pretty good could have been a lot better.

Don't see it if You don't like plays with a message.

98
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you love edgy plays, unafraid to portray life as it is. In this case, questioning the realism of "Reality TV".

Don't see it if interested in a rosy staging.

100
Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if you want to see a play that is different and clever.

Don't see it if you prefer classical plays and musicals.

Also Braaaavooo! Great Job all around!!

98
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if If you want to be entertained and see one of the best Off Off Broadway shows.

Don't see it if If you intend to bid on a storage locker.

88
Intense, Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Profound

See it if I founded this show interesting and full of surprise. The way the director played the role was great. Like suspense and technology

Don't see it if Do not like technology and suspense

85
Clever, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if you want to see what happens when reality TV goes to the next level

Don't see it if you think Trump's treatment of woman is how the world is supposed to be

100
Funny, Delightful

See it if Loved it very funny great ending

Don't see it if Would bring others


October 11th, 2016
"It’s clear that Mesri is more interested in using this play as a scaffold for an experiment in performativity than he is in its dramaturgy, or even in getting the audience invested in his characters, no matter how charmingly they are presented...It’s all a bit exhausting, and perhaps a disservic...
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October 11th, 2016
"Julián Mesri’s direction pieces together the puzzle of juggling alternate universes beautifully in order to bring obsession and greed typically associated with materialism and power to the forefront. So much so that the audience is forced to literally question what is real and what is the play’s...
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October 18th, 2016
"The production resembles nothing so much as a train wreck. You are horrified watching it, glad you’re not involved, but you can’t walk away because the play is 70 minutes without an intermission...The 'surprise' twist at the very end that comes out of nowhere and has nowhere to go? That belongs ...
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October 14th, 2016
"Director Julián Mesri invests the script with a tempo that draws the audience in...Stolzer’s script, with an ample amount of intrigue, and Mesri’s keen staging keep everything moving smoothly until the last five minutes, when it all just sputters...Even the actors, who until this point were spot...
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