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The Muscle in Question (FringeNYC)
East Village
80

The Muscle in Question (FringeNYC) NYC Reviews and Tickets

80%
(22 Reviews)
Positive
82%
Mixed
9%
Negative
9%
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Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Clever

About the Show

Part of FringeNYC: The Muscle in Question is a magical realism full length play in one act about how the technical structure of a human’s brain has an effect on their day to day well-being, experiences and existence.

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Intelligent, Meh, Slow, Thought-provoking

See it if you are interested in a rather boring plot concerning death and friendship; parenting

Don't see it if you are easily bored, don't enjoy somewhat insipid characters.

82
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You like good human comedy drama and are interested in brain body emotions challenges

Don't see it if You are looking for light raucous entertainment

Critic Reviews (1)

August 17th, 2016

"The plot is impressively intricate. Unfortunately, this leaves the play feeling unfocused and overlong; a tighter arc might have allowed for deeper emotional investment...Because we are not given a chance to know the characters before they must confront matters of life and death, the dialogue doesn't always feel earned...The play lacks the profundity that it seems to be aiming for. Instead, it hits the audience over the head with ideas that might have worked better as subtext."
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