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Subway Story (A Shooting)

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Delightful, Must see, Relevant, Exquisite, Entertaining

About the show

The fifth play in William Electric Black’s 'Gunplay' series, this fantastical drama centers around a failing high school student named Chevonn, who is trying to obtain a gun in order to shoot her abusive mother. More…

Chevonn's quest is narrated in a mashup of literary images that are part Lewis Carroll and part queasy reality, revealing issues affecting our children including alienation, discrimination, bullying, and the easy availability of firearms.

Member Reviews (2)


Delightful, Must see, Relevant, Exquisite, Entertaining
Avg Score

Enchanting, Entertaining, Exquisite

See it if You enjoy a contemporary story about what's happening in our city now.

Don't see it if Low-budget shows are not your thing.

Delightful, Great acting, Great staging, Relevant, Must see

See it if You like intimate theater. Fantastic acting!

Don't see it if You only like big budget production.

March 9th, 2018
"In keeping the audience on edge throughout, the perpetuating aspect of violence as a theme is depicted splendidly by the actors. It is the mark of great acting when the audience is rendered sympathetic even to those behaving wayward, aggressive, and threatening. In addition, Black emphasizes thi...
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February 26th, 2018
"Flawlessly directed, interactive, with stellar dancing (particularly from Landieri, who pops-and-locks in homage to Michael Jackson at all the right moments in this 90-minute nonstop ride), the ingenuity of the script and synergy from the cast is compelling. The props and set by Hemley and Colon...
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