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)
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Members say
Indulgent, Brilliantly designed, Thought-provoking, Great sound, Absorbing

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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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

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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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