You Don't Know How it Feels
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You Don't Know How it Feels
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You Don't Know How it Feels NYC Reviews and Tickets

60%
(11 Reviews)
Positive
64%
Mixed
18%
Negative
18%
Members say
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intense, Edgy, Absorbing

About the Show

A new drama which offers an honest and daring look at a student who is sexually assaulted by her teacher. Part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival.

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Member Reviews (11)

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40
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense, Relevant, Important

See it if You want to support theatre that examines important and relevant issues, in this case sexual abuse.

Don't see it if You are looking for a nuanced, and dramaturgically sound treatment of sexual abuse between an authority figure and a child. Read more

38
Cliched, Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating

See it if The subject of sexual abuse on a high school level is weighing down the actors who are a touch too green behind the ears for that endeavor.

Don't see it if Poor sound editing and writing doesn't help this production in a NON-AIRCONDITIONED theater on a hot summer night in New York City.

53
Repetitive, Upsetting, Well acted, Ambitious, Cliched

See it if you’re wondering how power and abuse get interconnected; you want to see what kinds of clues to look for when someone is being abused

Don't see it if heavy-handed, repetitive scripting irks you; loud sounds and long pauses bother you; odd sound and light design takes you out of the story Read more

65
Thought-provoking, And interesting

See it if You want to see a new work on a difficult subject

Don't see it if in your face subject about rape and pedophiles will upset you Read more

85
Clever, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Edgy

See it if The performances by the lead actors were outstanding and great depth was brought out in their performances. I would recommend this show!

Don't see it if If you are uncomfortable with the subject of rape, sexual assault, and under aged sex.

99
Relevant, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Must see, Great writing

See it if You are interested in seeing ones truthful and horrifying tale of sexual abuse and how power perceived can be debilitating!

Don't see it if You can't handle a very graphic telling of sexual abuse. Some scenes are not easy to watch, but very necessary in the telling of this story!

82
Absorbing, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if you are not afraid to be confronted by the dangers of sexual abuse in schools.

Don't see it if you want a variety of perspectives on this topic-this tells one character's story, not several. Read more

100
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Intense

See it if Want to see a well-written play of a student who experiences sexual abuse and loss of self and see the antagonist gets his karma.

Don't see it if you cannot handle the truth behind this depiction of this one student's story. Read more

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