Meta-Phys Ed. presents this new performance work, based on Clifford Odets' depression era drama 'Awake and Sing!' but with zombies. More…
Meta-Phys Ed. creates original performance works that explore the relationship between religion, spirituality, culture, and politics; often drawing inspiration from sacred and classical text. In 'Wake...Sing...' they employ both both biblical stories about the resurrection of the dead, and zombie flicks, in their exploration of Odets' classic.
See it if you enjoy non-linear, non-Aristotelean, non-whatever-else-you-want-it-to-be mesmerizing theatre
Don't see it if you require a clearly defined narrative
Also Turn off your mind, relax, and float down stream. You'll be just fine.
See it if you have a high tolerance for theater experimentation -- & only if you have.
Don't see it if you want to see a play with dialogue throughout & recognizable characters in dramatic situations.
See it if You are open to a non verbal physically expressed dark vision of existence. Bored at first, I became mesmerized and am pondering still.
Don't see it if You have no patience for the really unusual and unfamiliar. A few people left but most stayed to applaud loud and long at the end.
See it if you enjoy 3 actors rise from pile of dirt for 40 minutes, vomit regularly, then start speaking Odets text about 70 minutes in without irony?
Don't see it if you have no patience 4 experimentally posing performance pieces or zombie theater where zombies heal themselves to eventually speak cogently
See it if You enjoy dance & performance art. You like physical acting. You want captivating performers in an intimate space.
Don't see it if You're expecting anything traditional: staging, plot, choreography, dialogue. You don't like performance art or experimental theatre.
See it if you like performance art, more questions than answers, committed actors.
Don't see it if you want a story and action, to understand what the cast is saying literally & figuratively.
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