Already closed | 0h 45m | East Village

Village, My Home (Dream Up 2017)

From 11 member  reviews
Members say: Disappointing, Confusing, Quirky, Absorbing, Indulgent

About the show

Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: This world premiere drama examines what New York City means to locals and visitors alike. More…

'Village, My Home' tells the story of eight characters and their connections to the City that Never Sleeps. Meet the Old Woman, a matriarch who loves to paint; a techno-tribal Computer Geek, whose hacking threatens to interrupt the subway system; an array of out-of-towners, travelers from outer boroughs, and others.


Member Reviews (11)

MEMBERS SAY:

Disappointing, Confusing, Quirky, Absorbing, Indulgent

64
Confusing, Disappointing, Great acting, Quirky, Cliched

See it if you have love for the city and want to see some tidbits of good acting.

Don't see it if you find unnecessarily loud music interfering with dialogue result in you missing a good portion of the play.

60
Banal, Confusing, Indulgent, Quirky

See it if You have boundless love for the Village that even includes this plot-free disjointed pastiche of Villagers old and new. At least it's short

Don't see it if You want a coherent entertainment about the meaning of the Village. You won't find it here, although the large cast was hard working.

65
Slow, Disappointing, Cliched, Indulgent, Sleep-inducing

See it if you want a quick 45 min. look at different age groups sharing NYC living experiences that are sometimes personal but often philosophical.

Don't see it if you are sleepy as I was.You'll wake up after a short nap and say: I don't think I missed all that much. Some nice things said about NYC but.

68
Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Confusing

See it if The acting was very well done

Don't see it if You want to enjoy without a lot of thought

50
Disappointing

See it if This show is already closed and I can't complain

Don't see it if You want an actual play instead of disconnected self-indulgent monologuing

55
Ambitious, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if If you like plays about New York - ensemble pieces of multiple overlapping lyrical monologues.

Don't see it if If you like clear precise dialogue and structured scenes.


August 29th, 2017
“The great thing about writer/director Marcina Zaccaria’s reportage is its humor, a kind of affronted snarky humor that lies at the center of dislocation…These actors move in and out, flowing like a modern dance piece and fill out their moments with meaning and verve. The movement is clear with a...
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September 1st, 2017
"An elegant trio of actresses introduced rhythm, music, and dance...With so many themes and interesting elements within 40 minutes of the production, I’m curious if Zaccaria’s intent is to keep the show as a short flow of ideas or to expand and organize the hustle and bustle rhythms and refreshin...
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