The Shop & Ferment Theatre presents the New York premiere of two Philip Ridley plays that ask questions about our need for love and recognition. More…
'Dark Vanilla Jungle' is a compelling and heart-wrenching drama about one girl’s craving for family and home… and the lengths she will go to find them.
'Tonight with Donny Stixx' tells the story of Donnie, a young lad craving fame. Tabloids called him The Most Hated Boy Alive. But Donny doesn't want forgiveness. All Donny wants is… his own television show.
See it if You are a fan of one-acts and would appreciate the experience of really getting inside a character's head.
Don't see it if You aren't into dark pieces. Also cues for "Donny Stix" in particular were a bit off (stage management wise- since the other play was good).
See it if you want to beautifully-executed monologue plays from a macabre, compassionate, and subversive genius
Don't see it if you would maybe rather something less frightening
See it if you live for searing drama. You're so close to the actor she looks you right in the eye at her most vulnerable — and most aggressive
Don't see it if you can't deal with the realities of child prostitution, poverty and mental health.
See it if You like intense plays showing lots of emotions.
Don't see it if You are not ready for emotions, rants, outbursts and some sad stories. It's not a happy ever after fairytale.