Until the Flood (Recorded Production)
Ends Oct 2023
Until the Flood (Recorded Production)
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Until the Flood (Recorded Production) NYC Reviews and Tickets

81%
(8 Reviews)
Positive
88%
Mixed
12%
Negative
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Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Intelligent

About the Show

A recording of Dael Orlandersmith's docudrama about the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

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Member Reviews (8)

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876 Reviews | 906 Followers
85
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Profound, Intelligent

See it if Great acting. Great Concept. Important. Moving. Great Screenplay.

Don't see it if you don't like one person shows.

851 Reviews | 1007 Followers
81
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if Profound and great acted reinterpretation of real statements. Expertly edited. Moving.

Don't see it if No reason.

983 Reviews | 229 Followers
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Ambitious, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if If you like virtual theater. Story of Ferguson told in different locations.

Don't see it if Gives different sides. Story for most part is decent.

811 Reviews | 221 Followers
81
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you'd enjoy a thoughtful piece where one actor brilliantly plays the characters speaking to an issue from many perspectives with projections

Don't see it if you are not open to listening to different takes on the same issue where exploring and learning make you think.

410 Reviews | 103 Followers
85
Resonant, Must see, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you love great acting and well done docudramas

Don't see it if you don't want ti see a docudrama or deal with difficult issues Read more

427 Reviews | 48 Followers
76
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant

See it if well written and well acted play. very engrossing.

Don't see it if want a story with multiple characters

240 Reviews | 127 Followers
84
Clever, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if The play&itscharacters were inspired by the conversations a docudramatist had w many ppl in Ferguson MO in 2015. Grt writin actin&prjections

Don't see it if You are not open to different takes on the shooter&the shot. Read more

154 Reviews | 21 Followers
87
Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

See it if Orlandersmith's gripping recreation of the Michael Brown slaying by the residents of Ferguson, Mo is must see drama/oral poetry Profound

Don't see it if The video recreation does capture the artist in close-up nuance but looses the in person chemistry of performance It's an eloquent trade-off

Critic Reviews (1)

New York Theater
November 16th, 2020

As a performer, Orlandersmith’s sometimes impressive mimicry is not as precise or as persuasive as Anna Deavere Smith’s. She is also less committed to documentary theater: Her characters are reportedly fictionalized composites.... Luckily, the characters Orlandersmith creates are not just commentators on the Ferguson shooting, but vivid storytellers about their own lives, and by extension, about America.
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