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the RUNAWAY (FringeNYC)

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Intense, Relevant

About the show

Part of FringeNYC: Are the Mole People a myth? A teen runaway lives in abandoned tunnels under Grand Central Station where she meets...Descend with her! "Typewriter a nifty production by the Xoregos Performing Company" NY Times. More…

Categories: Drama, Comedy, Local. From Xoregos Performing Company. Written by Donna Spector. Directed by Shela Xoregos. Composer: Brama Sukarma.

The Runaway is based on April Savino's short, sad life, spent in abandoned subway tunnels under Grand Central Station. The NY Times profiled her in 1988. The play also limns other strange denizens she knew underground.

This is a very New York tale.

August 19th, 2016
"While 'The Runaway' contains many moving and poignant scenes, there are times where the play becomes a bit too ambitious, particularly in its attempt to coalesce the heartbreaking story of homeless children with Greek mythology. 'The Runaway' shines brightest when it shies away from grandiose ve...
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August 19th, 2016
"All of the performers were striving to give epic performances, but the script is not strong enough to keep one’s attention. It needs to be cut down to an hour...Xoregos has directed the work, and it is too labored with endless blackouts, long musical underscoring, and no pace. The characters all...
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