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2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity

Members say: Thought-provoking, Great acting, Relevant, Ambitious, Entertaining
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Planet Connections presents its annual socially conscious arts festival, designed to invoke the power of creativity in motivating philanthropy, community outreach, and change.

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This eco-friendly arts fest entertains while inspiring audiences to get involved. It supports a wide variety of causes, from Amnesty International to the Wildlife Conservation Society. This year's edition features 29 new works focused on different social causes. The lineup includes solo shows, satirical comedies, historical dramas, and more. Visit the festival's website for the comprehensive schedule.

 

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75
Ambitious, Dizzying, Quirky, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if You like cheap, summer festivals, in regional-theatre-like spaces. Scheduled 4 shows; saw 3. I was 1 of 3 ppl, in the audience, for the 1st.

Don't see it if The space is not acoustic-friendly, hot, and seeing only a few audience members can take you out of it- all together. need progress n growth

50
Overrated

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Don't see it if .....

88
Edgy, Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Great writing

See it if Go for Christ Detained, Floor Is Lava, Horses, Occasionally Nothing -- all edgy subversive fare.

Don't see it if You are looking for light comedy, technical effects, or conventional narrative.

97
Funny, Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You need your fringe festivals. Highly recommend "...waiting", "Michael is black", and "HORSE". PCTF is always great

Don't see it if You don't like supporting local artists

100
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Hilarious, Great staging

See it if I saw "...waiting" and laughed the whole show. Strong cast and crew. Weirdly perfect indie gem

Don't see it if you get offended by curse words and drug content. But otherwise,Fun stuff

Also i love PCTF, one of the better festivals out there. Everyone is amazin... Read more Read less

99
Ambitious, Delightful, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if Like supporting edgy, emerging artists. Are in any way intrigued by stories that deserve to be told

Don't see it if You hate theatre

95
Funny, Clever, Epic, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Adventure

Don't see it if Young kids

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Riveting

See it if You are looking to be entertained while simultaneously being intellectually challenged and emotionally touched.

Don't see it if You aren't willing to come out to see a wonderful show and life experience.

90
Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You like to see new plays and support local artists

Don't see it if You want polished sets and technical wonders...it's s festival so all shows are tight on load in/out times

95
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in seeing brand new socially relevant pieces that tackle today's hottest political, social and environmental issues.

Don't see it if You are looking to see more traditional theatrical or musical productions.

Also I saw Conservation Theatre: Fresh From Africa and it was very unique i... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Masterful, Relevant, Resonant, Riveting

See it if You like to laugh, to be dazzled by beauty, to be inspired by ideas played out in time and space. (see Horse - it's quite extraordinary!)

Don't see it if you need tons of special effects.

Also Seeing more great work including "Anne Frank in the Gaza Strip", "Mich... Read more Read less

93
Ambitious, Clever, Intelligent, Intense, Quirky

See it if You like hearing fresh, creative perspectives on life. Highly recommend "Snip/Cut/Tied," "d4rkly your retrorockets.." and "Glory of Living."

Don't see it if You're easily uncomfortable or queasy. This is where the magic happens because artists are fearless in trying new approaches to storytelling

93
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Profound

See it if you'd like to hear amazing stories from someone's life.

Don't see it if I'd tell everyone to see this show!

91
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if You're interested in new talent, new voices, and shows with heart.

Don't see it if You need theatre that conforms to traditional standards.

Also What makes PCTF different among festivals is it's level of professiona... Read more Read less

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Ambitious, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if This festival is the biggest indie theater fest happening the summer of 2017 -- since FringeNYC is on haitus.

Don't see it if You want a big spectacular -- this is top notch indie theater on a shoestring.