Disruption
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Disruption London Reviews and Tickets

81%
(6 Ratings)
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Members say
Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Clever, Edgy

About the Show

Andrew Stein's thriller about a tech entrepreneur who invents an algorithm that "solves" big life decisions. 

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Show-Score Member Reviews (6)

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68 Reviews | 8 Followers
93
Riveting, Interesting, Relevant, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if ...you're interested in AI as a topic area, or you just like contemporary dramas. This one is exciting and always interesting.

Don't see it if ...you want "light" entertainment or a comedy - this one isn't really in that style, though it's always interesting to watch. Read more

498 Reviews | 74 Followers
70
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Slow, Powerful, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a thought-provoking production with a powerful and timely message.

Don't see it if you want a consistent show. Some scenes drag a bit, and your view is a bit limited if you're sitting on the sides.

27 Reviews | 1 Follower
79
Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to see a timely play, well acted and engaging.

Don't see it if You want light entertainment.

19 Reviews | 6 Followers
81
Interesting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Edgy, Clever

See it if you have an interest in technology and how it impacts our lives.

Don't see it if you want something light-hearted.

5 Reviews | 0 Followers
80
Makes you think, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Very topical with all this AI stuff in media

Don't see it if Lots of words

176 Reviews | 20 Followers
During previews
83
Relevant, Refreshing, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if You like a tech drama about how a future would look like where we don't need to make the decisions as algorithms take care of the best

Don't see it if You are looking for more twists and turns based on the synopsis. Maybe I had high expectations being a techie

Critic Reviews (8)

BroadwayWorld
July 14th, 2023

"The piece is a brilliant conversation on the ethics and inexorable weaponisation of data usage as well as an eye-opener on the sly daily interferences of tech giants."
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The London Evening Standard
July 14th, 2023

"Given the current existential anxiety over artificial intelligence, this zippy black comedy about online entrepreneurs could hardly be more timely."
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The Stage (UK)
July 14th, 2023

"Andrew Stein’s compelling dark comedy feels both prophetic and deeply discomfiting."
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The Times (UK)
July 14th, 2023

“At its best ‘Disruption’ finds ways to meld Stein’s sharp understanding of our patterns of behaviour with the machine’s ways of predicting them...The production looks a bit cramped, yet the performances and the individual insights are persuasive enough that you just about go with the darkly comical flow”
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WhatsOnStage
July 17th, 2023

"If 'Disruption' isn’t as sophisticated in execution as it is in intent, it’s still an absorbing piece of theatre where human interest and decidedly non-human ingenuity cohabit uneasily, with intriguing dramatic pay-offs. "
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All That Dazzles (UK)
July 14th, 2023

"It does raise some valid questions, and offers up two hours of commanding, incredibly well-crafted visual and sonic elements that help to showcase the potential further development of 'Disruption' could unlock."
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Everything Theatre (UK)
July 15th, 2023

" 'Disruption' is ostensibly about the dangers of AI, but it ultimately suggests that the problem is not with AI itself, but with humans."
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The Arts Desk
July 24th, 2023

" 'Disruption' is relevant and resonant. But rather like AI it would seem, it ends up being a decidedly mixed blessing.
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