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The Alving Estate

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Slow, Must see, Absorbing, Indulgent, Raunchy

About the show

Journey Lab presents 'The Alving Estate,' an immersive, site-sympathetic theatrical experience adapted from Ibsen's 'Ghosts' and set in the 1950's where audiences are free to choose their own narrative. More…

Brought on as prospectively employed household help, the audience is adorned with surgical masks and white cotton gloves; they are launched into the center of a story where family, betrayal, and disease intersect. An intimate evening where struggles are made to keep secrets in and demons out.


Member Reviews (2)

MEMBERS SAY:

Slow, Must see, Absorbing, Indulgent, Raunchy
55
Avg Score

51
Cliched, Banal, Indulgent, Raunchy, Slow

See it if you see any show if it's labeled "immersive" and don't mind entertaining yourself most of the show.

Don't see it if you care about writing or movement

For a previous production
100
Enchanting, Epic, Must see, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy immersive theatre, willing to walk / run if you want

Don't see it if you want to sit down the whole time


February 6th, 2016
"'The Alving Estate,' an intriguing and instructive if ultimately unsatisfying experiment…The elegant interior, with its large portrait paintings and narrow staircases, feels full of history and mystery..But the clever and ambitious conception of the 'Alving Estate' winds up in its execution bein...
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January 25th, 2016
"'The Alving Estate' suffers from an exuberant amount of execution woes. And it’s unfortunate because the potential is present...The main problem is there is not enough content to keep the evening moving. There is so much individualized/slightly choreographed moments to fill the dead beats. 'The ...
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February 3rd, 2016
"Though 'The Alving Estate' experience is not without its aesthetic shortcomings, it succeeds in convincing audiences that there are deep secrets hidden within the walls of this eerie mansion...Though 'The Alving Estate' is haunted by an existing aesthetic, it still manages to showcase the raw ta...
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