The Dog, The Night, and The Knife
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The Dog, The Night, and The Knife
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The Dog, The Night, and The Knife NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(12 Reviews)
Positive
75%
Mixed
25%
Negative
0%
Members say
Confusing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great staging

About the Show

J.U.S.T. Toys Productions presents this US premiere, an existentialist drama which centers around ideas of trust, safety, love, logic versus emotion, dream versus reality, and immortality versus murder.

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Member Reviews (12)

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706 Reviews | 200 Followers
72
Quirky, Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Confusing

See it if you like experimental theater with demanding acting, done very well, in the round, supported with excellent lighting and sound.

Don't see it if you want everything to make sense on its own - you have to fill in what is going on and some of the action is stuck-in-time repetition.

668 Reviews | 156 Followers
90
Gripping, Beautifully played, Beautifully staged, Nightmarish, Evocative

See it if you’d like to encounter a thrilling piece of contemporary European theater, or see a nightmare staged with admirable (if creepy) lucidity.

Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional play: In this production both subject matter & form are eccentric. Read more

163 Reviews | 94 Followers
68
Curious incidents of the dog in the knife-time, Commanding, One-note

See it if you like surrealism performed with panache and precision.

Don't see it if you want a plot and characters that change.

91 Reviews | 27 Followers
80
Confusing, Intense, Great staging, Surreal, Thought-provoking

See it if you like existential dramas set in a surreal dystopian landscape. You're interested in the physical aspect of theater.

Don't see it if you want a fun, easy-to-follow plot with solid conclusions. You don't like surrealism. You can't get past the idea of a talking dog. Read more

77 Reviews | 7 Followers
62
Edgy, Entertaining, Confusing

See it if If you like edgy shows with complicated plots.

Don't see it if If you like shows that have a simple plot that are not edgy.

61 Reviews | 23 Followers
79
Thought-provoking, Intense, Edgy, Great acting, Dizzying

See it if you do not care about plot, like, at all.

Don't see it if you have control issues or you absolutely need things to make sense. You don't want to risk being showered with sand. Read more

56 Reviews | 9 Followers
82
Confusing, Dizzying, Edgy, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you want to see challenging, experimental theater done exceptionally well. Great acting, smart staging and wonderful production values.

Don't see it if you want a simple story told simply. It's complex and confusing.. but that may be the point.

52 Reviews | 5 Followers
80
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense

See it if You like absurd dramas in the vein of Kafka.

Don't see it if You’re not into existential absurd fare.

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