Members say: Quirky, Entertaining, Funny, Slow, Confusing

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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Although they move in short and unpredictable bursts, when they stop they trigger the performers into various rituals, stories, songs, and dances. Along the way they discover how to persevere, explore community, and celebrate random interactions. 'Wind-Up Variations,' is a multimedia retro punk meditation, an experiment in Neo-Futurism, a theatrical spectacle of the real and tangible shared everyday moments finding poetry in the routine and the chaos.


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Dizzying, Quirky, Confusing, Slow, Interactive

See it if you appreciate bizarre, silly, experimental, message metaphor”musical theatre with minimal plot and poor music, that obliterates 4th wall

Don't see it if you prefer well written book, excellent acting, and interesting costumes and staging, or cannot sit 75 min with no interval or travel to LES

62
Funny, Slow, Dated, Entertaining, 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.

Also In 1995 a group of young performers visited NYC to present their Chica... Read more Read less

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Funny, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you want a cookie, if you like steampunk-inspired costumes, or if you like to find the profound in the seemingly random.

Don't see it if uncomfortable chairs will ruin the whole experience for you, or if you don't want performers coming into the audience to talk to you.


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