Closed 1h 45m
This is the Color Described By the Time
Soho/Tribeca
83

This is the Color Described By the Time NYC Reviews and Tickets

83%
(2 Reviews)
Positive
50%
Mixed
50%
Negative
0%
Members say
Brilliantly designed, Great sound, Absorbing, Sonically rich, Ambitious

About the Show

New Georges presents this new piece, where individual headphones drop audience members inside the imagined unconscious of avant-garde writer Gertrude Stein.

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Member Reviews (2)

96
Brilliantly designed, Sonically rich, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Enchanting

See it if you love theater that makes bold use of a full range of resources to stimulate the senses as only a live event can.

Don't see it if for you a play is a chronological sequence of scenes depicting realistic situations with characters speaking & acting realistically. Read more

69
Ambitious, Indulgent, Absorbing, Great sound, Unique

See it if you’d like a masterclass in sound and light. Some really beautiful moments; not really a play, everything emphasizes the tech

Don't see it if you don’t know Stein and Toklas, don’t want to wear headphones, want a plot. Story is confusing and disjointed. Audience was theater people Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

February 26th, 2018

"Creates a simultaneous sense of dislocation and intimacy...Stein is a great choice for a sound-heavy show because she was a most musical writer...The show liberally borrows from horror tropes...we visualize something gruesome, and that is what lingers in the memory, anchored by one simple, queasy-making sound effect...As flawed as these two shows are, it is refreshing to see them try to use technology to refresh theatricality."
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