Extraordinary Extremities
Off Broadway, SoHo Playhouse

Reviewed by Zahra Sadjadi

BOTTOM LINE: A puppet show that teaches lessons of creative resilience to children of all ages.

There is, in fact, a reason that children study Greek mythology. If anything, the stories teach young, malleable minds about paradigms of human behavior and illuminate concepts like mortality, humanity, divinity, hope, and destruction. For adults, these stories are the very tools with which we sublimate our worst fears, longings, and struggles, and project them outwardly as epic dramatizations for all the world to see...

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BOTTOM LINE: A marginally stale, yet determined production of an important piece of theatrical history.

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(Off Off Broadway, Jan Hus Playhouse, puppet play)
Review by Jason

BOTTOM LINE: The puppets dazzle even if some of the comedy fizzles.

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Review by Brett

BOTTOM LINE: A verse play presented in an ultra specific spoken voice style. Plus a musician and three cocktails included.

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(Off Broadway, Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row, Pan Asian Repertory Company, play)
Review by Jack

BOTTOM LINE: A sincere but somewhat blatant comedy set in vintage Hawaii which intermittently explores the complications and implications of immigration.

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Review by Adrienne

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