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The Westside Theatre-Downstairs
407 West 43rd Street New York City, NY 10036
212-239-6200
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attended Dec 23 2008

Good actors trapped in a bad play. The description sounded intriguing but the play failed to live up to the description of "thriller". The play structure tried to be intriguing but just seemed to confuse the audience. One fairly well executed...continued

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 21 2008

The play started out with a promising first act, including convincing acting, a universally relatable theme, and a slowly ratcheting intensity that created a robust, guitar string tension. Alas, the good times ended there. The theme involves two...continued

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1 stars
attended Dec 25 2008

We read all the Goldstar reviews before attending. Yes, poles were in the way. Yes, it wasn't a thriller in the typical sense. Yes, the ending was weak. Yes, it was a very short curtain call. But we also felt more than just audience extras - we...continued

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Website

http://www.dustthethriller.com/

Quotes & Highlights

“Excellent acting, writing laced with mordant humor, and a shocking denouement.” —Associated Press
“An A-list cast in a high wattage production.” —Variety

Description

Dust begins with a struggle over power and respect. Verbal sparring turns angry, posturing leads to entrenched positions, and out of nothing – out of dust – a grudge match is born. Billy Goda tells his story in short, sharp scenes, each with a clear dramatic idea, and Scott Zigler has directed with a fine feel for pacing. Richard Masur (”Rhoda_" and “One Day at a Time”) is a warm, likeable actor – and he and the skilled Hunter Foster ("_Urinetown"_) work to make the characters’ psychological contours believable." —_The New York Times