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The Woman, Illusion (Dream Up 2017)
East Village
79

The Woman, Illusion (Dream Up 2017) NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(7 Reviews)
Positive
86%
Mixed
14%
Negative
0%
Members say
Ambitious, Funny, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Clever

About the Show

Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: A small cast uses magic tricks and theater techniques to unravel the everyday performance of femininity.

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Member Reviews (7)

80
Clever, Ambitious, Funny, Refreshing, Great cast

See it if A fun evening that smoothly & subtly examines the unconscious performance of femininity by women, their disappearance into everyday roles.

Don't see it if You don't like actual magic tricks, sleight of hand or subtly feminist shows. Read more

90
Exquisite, Funny, Must see, Riveting, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a show with magic tricks with audience participation (I did!) that empowers women.

Don't see it if You don't like the use of card tricks and illusions

Critic Reviews (1)

September 15th, 2017

"A handful of brief sketches intertwined with nifty bits of prestidigitation...Unfortunately, for the most part, it is our interest that disappears...The best piece of the night...is a monologue by an ostensibly religious man...Other sketches have interesting premises but either miss out on the humor, go nowhere or fail to deliver a measurable punch...Mr. Ridd...seems quite out of place here, which is possibly the point. But when he manages to steal the show, it’s worrisome."
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