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Sword of the Unicorn (Dream Up 2017)

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Slow, Cliched, Funny, Resonant, Good live music

About the show

Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: This play seeks to deconstruct false narratives about the coming-out experience through an LGBTQ twist on the Hero’s Journey. More…

A dragon rules over the cosmos. Our hero, Sebastian, must travel across the universe, fight mythical beasts, and claim the weapon of ultimate power, the Sword of the Unicorn—all while overcoming his fears and doubts about his sexuality. 'Sword of the Unicorn' is both an outrageous sci-fantasy adventure and a symbolic exploration of the emotional journey of coming out as an adolescent.

Member Reviews (3)


Slow, Cliched, Funny, Resonant, Good live music
Avg Score

Cliched, Slow, Resonant

See it if You enjoy sophmoric drag

Don't see it if You hate sophmoric drag

Quirky, Slow, Good live music, Campy

See it if you like drag and nerdy camp. The live music is surprisingly good, though.

Don't see it if you don't like drag or camp.

Cliched, Banal, Funny, Entertaining, Tired

See it if you like campy fun; you're closeted and gay and need encouragement from an off-off Broadway show

Don't see it if you don't like overtly gay-themed shows

Also It's got it's fun parts and the live music was surprisingly good. Oh a... Read more Read less

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