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Time Stands Still (Ego Actus)

From 32 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Intelligent

About the show

Set in Brooklyn, this contemporary drama revolves around Sarah, a photo journalist who has returned from covering a war in Syria after being injured by a roadside bomb. More…

Sarah's reporter boyfriend James is swamped by guilt after leaving Sarah alone there. They receive a visit from their friend Richard, a photo editor, who introduces them to his new girlfriend Mandy, who is much younger than him. The play focuses on their relationships and Sarah and James's prospects at a more conventional life.



March 15th, 2018
"A thoughtful revival...This play is more than a play. It speaks of films and ideas and asks why people want to have certain jobs and read (or don't read the news). As the truth is slowly revealed, we see characters struggling to hold in more information than they care to share. All of this is a ...
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March 17th, 2018
"Under the direction of Joan Kane, the play is staged wonderfully and leaves the audience engaged throughout all the humorous moments of the play, as well as the more emotional ones...The cast of this show does an overall solid job at bringing these characters to life...This was a very well-produ...
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March 12th, 2018
"'Time Stands Still' is an insightful and incisive exploration of the changes that occur in people’s lives...It is also a thought-provoking commentary on the ethical considerations which might enter into one’s choosing to photograph an injured or dying child rather than coming to the assistance o...
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March 29th, 2018
"What makes Margulies's masterful 'Time Stands Still' so unique is that, while it incorporates all the necessary dramatic elements, the play never relies on them to tell the story...Avoids many clichéd tropes...Top-notch acting and chemistry between the actors also brings to life the underlying d...
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