Closed 1h 15m
Zen A.M.
East Village
70

Zen A.M. NYC Reviews and Tickets

70%
(16 Reviews)
Positive
81%
Mixed
6%
Negative
13%
Members say
Great writing, Great acting, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Funny

About the Show

This new comedy looks at the conundrum of artists who must reconcile their patrons' demands with their own artistic integrity, and explores issues of class identification, compassion, cultural identity, and creative resistance. 

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Member Reviews (16)

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70
Clever, Entertaining, Profound, Resonant

See it if A good/ decent show with so e good acting. A story line that holds your interest. A nicely directed show.

Don't see it if If you do not like off off Broadway, or need a big production. This is a basic no frills.

75
Well staged, Resonant, Slow, Disappointing, Ambitious

See it if Block's attentive direction & a centering lead performance by Feyman help keep Meena's unwieldy dramedy on target despite looming cliches

Don't see it if Problems stem from Meena's inability to find a tonal balance around theme of artistic temperament vs surrounding piranhas Humor often flat

Critic Reviews (2)

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June 1st, 2019

“Director Andrew Block pits these forces of generally good humor and bad behavior against the truth of the value of art in public places. Will Chang and Rachel lose their investment in Bruno? Can Denise coax Bruno into a painting spurt with love or worse? Will Chang’s metaphysics raise Bruno’s energy level into art?...If you have any interest in art and society this comedic farce is well worth taking in. I will tell you this: the art is in the making.”
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June 1st, 2019

“Catch this funny, insightful play while you can — you’ll be glad you did...It’s the quintessential New York play in that it forces you to think and presents elements of comedy and tragedy...Zany and unpredictable, ‘Zen A.M.’ brings a fun, diverse cast of characters together under the auspices of greed, art, politics, and post-9/11 anxiety in downtown New York City, highlighting the political underbelly of the art world.”
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