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. More…
Categories: Drama, Local. Written by Samantha Stone. Directed by Mariana Rose Benjamin.
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.
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
See it if you'd like to see a sweet, light, deft touch applied to a play where the subject matter is brain cancer and brain aneurysms.
Don't see it if experience would have you not want to deal with this subject matter, or you'd be bothered seeing it handled with grace instead of misery.
See it if You want to see what the brain's heart looks like.
Don't see it if You're jaded and have dulled your feelings to a pulp.
See it if You like plays in the theme of "The Notebook" with worse dialogue and character development.
Don't see it if You were expecting anything mature, earned, or well-written. You know anybody with cancer.
See it if you want to see a young woman stand out in an otherwise unsatisfying play.
Don't see it if you want to hear all the dialogue as most of the actors don't project enough to be heard over the noisy air conditioner.
See it if You like great character development and have an interest in psychology. If you like original theatre and want to support young talent.
Don't see it if You're troubled by illness and heavy topics, but there is much more to this play than that!
See it if Science does not solve everything. The play explains the concept of love, faith, and family is needed to win.
Don't see it if In all honesty, the only complaint I have would be the little leg room, but all great theaters have that.
See it if You want to experience a heartbreaking, poignant exploration of illness and how it affects those around it.
Don't see it if The subject matter of brain cancer and illness will be triggering for you!
See it if I found this play to carry genuine emotion in a world that was both scientific and fantastical. every character has a story to tell
Don't see it if you are triggered by illness or the conversations that may come with it.