Part of FringeNYC: The Arkadina Project is a modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull”. Follow Kostya, Nina and Masha on their struggles with celebrity obsession, unrequited love and parental suffocation. Adult, witty, and makes you feel guilty for laughing so hard. More…
Categories: Comedy, Multi-Media, Local. From The Re-Writes. Written by Kris Thor, Ashley Kelley, Sarah King, Jeffrey Fato, and Jon Steiger. Directed by Ashley Kelley.
FROM THE ARTIST:
Arkadina Project is one of the few shows that have been selected for the 2016 International Fringe Theatre Festival. FringeNYC, the largest multi-arts festival in North America, will present the 20th Annual Festival from August 16 – 27, 2016.
TAP is a comedy so dark you'll feel guilty for laughing so hard. With high-tech elements such as live go-pro performances, actors lit entirely by cell phones, and a set dressed with projections the audience is sure to forget this was once considered a classic.This hilarious, high-tech modernization of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” follows Kostya, Nina and Masha on their struggles with celebrity obsession, unrequited love and parental suffocation. Sex Scandals, Sell Outs, and Smirnoff. But no Seagull.
See it if You've seen or read The Seagull or read the Wikipedia entry, and are curious what a modern version with social media would be like
Don't see it if You're sick of mediated communication (altho that's the point), or you have low tolerance for decent concepts that aren't quite there yet
See it if You enjoy dark comedies that make you think while you laugh, or if you're interested in a brand new, modern take on an old classic.
Don't see it if You feel uncomfortable with adult themes and foul language.
See it if You enjoy dark humor, Chekhov, and heart wrenching emotions that will make you bi-polar. A Great piece of theater that I thoroughly enjoyed
Don't see it if You hate dark humor, Chekhov, and heart wrenching emotions that will make you bi-polar.
See it if You enjoy thought provoking theatre regarding important topics affecting our country, particularly if you are interested in race relations
Don't see it if You want fiction or a plot per se. This is an auto-biographical piece by a husband and wife about their relationship.
See it if This well written adaptation of "The seagull" brings an entertaining laugh out loud show you just must see! Loved it!
Don't see it if If your looking for your average sugar coated love story this isn't it. There is a love triangle but it's anything but sugary.
See it if You like dark comedy, it was hilarious in a twisted way. A delightful twist on the characters from The Seagull. Totally different!
Don't see it if You want a PG show, they make dirty jokes and it's definitely for the 18+ crowd