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'Wives' and 'The Academy'
East Village

'Wives' and 'The Academy' NYC Reviews and Tickets

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About the Show

Theater for the New City presents a double-bill of Mario Fratti's plays: the world premiere of 'Wives' and his breakout hit,'The Academy,' that together illustrate the changing nature of the battle of the sexes.

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Critic Reviews (2)

October 20th, 2015

"Snap to. It’s a high compliment to say that these two one-act plays, 'Wives' and 'The Academy,' made me feel as if I was standing at one end of a rope that I had just snapped, watching the vibration loop through to its surprising, inevitable conclusion, producing no sound at all, just the silence of a realization, like a joke with a serious punch line, if such things exist."
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October 14th, 2015

"So why not see Fratti’s current double-bill, clocking in at just eighty minutes, and get a good look at the battle of the sexes in these two bite-sized dramas? This production has no bells and whistles or special effects, but with tickets priced at only $12, you can’t go wrong."
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