Friday, August 19, 2005

Velocity of Things

SHOW TITLE: BYUIOO
RUNNING TIME: 1 h 15 m
VENUE: The Mazer Theatre
GENRE: Musical
AIR CONDITIONED: yes
INTERMISSION:

RATING (0-4): 3

RATING SCALE:

0 Run, don't walk, away from this disaster
1 Proceed with caution
2 Mild summer fare
3 More than just hype
4 Don't miss this one its FRINGE-tastic!

COMMENTS:

This play was so much fun. It was based on the story of The Jungle Book, but it was a musical all doe in a gibberish language. It was so interesting to watch a show that no one in the audience could understand verbally, but that was still understood visually. Further, it is such a challenge for an actor to rely on physicalization, only, to portray a story. This play was great for both adults and children, it’s quite the family affair.


POST-FRINGE PREDICTIONS:

I can see this show having on run on Off-Off Broadway. It is fun and enjoyable with a lot of challenges to the actor. Further, it play has a wide audience range which is always a good thing.

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