Closed 1h 20m
Wind-Up Variations
East Village
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Wind-Up Variations NYC Reviews and Tickets

62%
(12 Reviews)
Positive
50%
Mixed
25%
Negative
25%
Members say
Quirky, Entertaining, Clever, Indulgent, Slow

About the Show

In this new play from the New York Neo-Futurists, a band of tiny adventurers, four wind-up creatures–a monkey, a robot, a dinosaur, and a unicorn—embark on a fantastic journey.

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Member Reviews (12)

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Clever, Indulgent, Quirky, Experimental

See it if the Neo-Futurists' brand of subversive, unconventional, absurdist comedy suits your aesthetic; you're prepared for a hastily-composed work.

Don't see it if you lack the patience for a well-intentioned & fun but overambitious, scattered screed that's a little too idiosyncratic for its own good. Read more

62
Entertaining, Dated, Funny, Slow, Diffuse

See it if you're willing to take a chance on 4 personable performers doing goofy stuff with conviction & no more direction than: "Full speed ahead!"

Don't see it if you're looking for a play, or traditional comic improv, or have an aversion to audience participation. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

April 23rd, 2018

"The story of an unstoppable wind-up monkey...The ensemble regales us with some deceptively simple stories that add up to a satisfying, powerful whole...Have no fear, the monkey is not alone. A wind-up blue dinosaur and a wind-up robot join in the march. And, in one of the show's many beautiful moments, a wind-up unicorn appears...The cast draws the audience out and gets them feeling good...It all feels Brechtian and Communist and self-affirming."
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