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The Hollower

From 7 critic and 21 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Ambitious, Confusing, Quirky, Absorbing

About the show

The New Light Theater Project presents Liza Birkenmeier’s new play, which tackles the perils of having a body in a repressed, imperialist, and moralistic world. More…

Otto is visited by an investigative podcaster who is half-pig, half-man. She also has a teenaged occult enthusiast houseguest who is making a claymation film about seventeenth century witchcraft in her kitchen. 'The Hollower' is a modern haunt-comedy exploring seventeenth century colonialism and how crowded isolation can be.



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Ambitious, Confusing, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if Birkenmeier's feminist/anarchist dramedy is more confusing than coherent despite being well staged by Dodson & excellent lead de Courcy

Don't see it if It's rough going....brief staccato scene fragments coalesce around the bonding of a depressed love-sick lesbian & neurotic high school girl

59
During previews
Enchanting, Dizzying, Confusing

See it if you like things that border on the surreal, you wanna see some really good actors

Don't see it if you can't get swept up in some meaningful weirdness

Also feel like as a script this is a promising first go at something with a... Read more Read less

51
During previews
Confusing, Great acting, Quirky, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if You like strange, Lynchian, tweet plays that are big on weirdness and short on answers.

Don't see it if You like a clear plot and defined characters

50
During previews
Troubling, Point free, Earnest performances, Bag of tricks, Could give millenials a bad name

See it if have friends in cast, want 2 experience what Fellowship writers write, want to experiment with your tolerance, want 2 rate experimental work

Don't see it if cannot tolerate "experimental" theatre, need 2 see relationships and causation on stage, consider "absurdism" without intent as absurd


Cast & Creatives (12)