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The Spring Fling: Chemistry

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Quirky, Confusing, Ambitious, Edgy, Well played

About the show

The annual presentation of world-premiere, commissioned short plays around a central theme, written specifically for this project by playwrights of note is now going into its eighth year.  More…

This year, a fresh batch of lauded playwrights riff on the theme 'Chemistry,' as part of IRT's 3B Development Series.

Member Reviews (3)


Quirky, Confusing, Ambitious, Edgy, Well played
Avg Score

Shoestring, Thought-provoking, Contemporary, Various, Well played

See it if you’d like a crash course in contemporary culture as seen by 7 diverse emerging playwrights.

Don't see it if 7 plots & 20 characters in 80 minutes are just too many for you to keep straight in your head.

Also The theme for this anthology of 7 short plays is nominally “Chemistry”... Read more Read less

Confusing, Ambitious, Quirky, Slow

See it if you like short plays (10-15 min) with similar theme.Some were quite good, some felt rushed and confusing, but overall didnt feel complete

Don't see it if You do not like very small theater with a tiny stage. Or if you like to see classic play from start to finish, this is not your thing.

Also Sometimes experimental theatre might be refreshing and bring you diffe... Read more Read less

Edgy, Confusing, Quirky

See it if you're up for a series of hit-or-miss vignettes by eager players on the subject of ... love? chemistry? the chemistry of love? Not sure.

Don't see it if you like well-defined shows with clear messaging. A few segments really hit their mark, some were perplexing, others just felt irrelevant.

Also Call me literal-minded but the pieces that felt most competent were th... Read more Read less

May 11th, 2018
"The results this year held a few surprises, some standouts, and never failed to be fascinating...'Spring Fling' categorically feels like it is put together with care, nuance, and with the aim to produce a night of plays that flow gracefully from one to the other, rather than zig-zagging across a...
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May 6th, 2018
“A fairly eclectic and entertaining, albeit imperfect, collections of plays...With a very fine set design that feels like a leg up from what I’m used to from these events...While this collection of one-acts isn’t without its weak spots, it is nonetheless filled with both funny dialogue – and occa...
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