Secret Life of Humans
Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters

Reviewed by Ran Xia

BOTTOM LINE: A blind date between an anthropologist and a famous scientist's grandson triggers a cascade of big questions in this stunning production.

"What does it mean to be human?" When a play tries to tackle such a question, it may make you suspicious. Will it be unnecessarily grand, vague, or pedantic? I feared intellectual debates and history lessons. What I did not expect was how Secret Life of Humans would touch me in a most personal and deeply emotional way...

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A Blanket of Dust
(Off Bway, The Flea)
Review by Matt Kiesling

BOTTOM LINE: A thought-provoking examination of our relationship to, and faith in, our leaders and government.

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Little Rock
(Off Broadway, Sheen Center)
Review by Linda Buchwald

BOTTOM LINE: It's tough to criticize a work like Little Rock, about such an important part of this country's history, but the play itself is not always as impressive as the research that went into it.

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Half Time
(Regional, Paper Mill Playhouse)
Review by Zachary Conner

BOTTOM LINE: Hip hop, nine golden-aged dancers, and the mission to break ageist stereotypes make this new Broadway-bound musical an entertaining, if somewhat hackneyed, night of theater.

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First Love
(Off Broadway, Cherry Lane Theatre)
Review by Ran Xia

BOTTOM LINE: An exquisitely constructed, deeply moving tale of two people in their 70s finding love for the first time, filtered through the lens of Magritte.

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Cannibal Galaxy: A Love Story
(Off Off Broadway, Between Two Boroughs at the New Ohio)
Review by Adrienne Urbanski

BOTTOM LINE: Five lonesome characters struggle for connection as they cope with a mass shooting in this well-produced, well-acted play.

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Red Hills
(Off Broadway, En Garde Arts)
Review by Asya Danilova

BOTTOM LINE: Red Hills transforms an empty office space into the grasslands of Rwanda, providing a place for dialogue and personal justice.

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Theasy is a Media Sponsor of the 2018 Frigid Festival

The Festival runs February 14 - March 4.
2 Theaters, 3 Weeks, 12 Days, 30 independent theater companies, and over 150 performances.

We will be reviewing many of the shows in the festival.