Posts tagged The American Play
POST: FringeNYC's 'The American Play' too stunned to walk

But then the theater went dark and I put real life out of my head as three actors came out onto the bare-bones, metal-chairs-and-imagination-only stage and started performing. Created by The Dirty Blondes, a self-described feminist theater company, The American Play, went into a lot of issues that are hugely relevant and important in society right now through the lens of the very gruesome 1991 satirical novel American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis. Alternating between scenes of a police interrogation, flashbacks to a crime, and comments from online forums regarding the crime, the play covers everything from friendship, patriarchal entitlement, and idolatry to the internet, bullying, and rape. 

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