The Flick: Comedy-Drama Goes Behind the Screen of Small-Town Movie Theater
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The last date listed for The Flick was Saturday October 5, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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The voice of today's generation -- the Arthur Miller of the Millennials -- young playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney penned this play that's been hailed by the Chicago Tribune as "the greatest piece of writing by an American playwright under 30 in a generation or more." West African folklore takes a trip to Louisiana's bayou in The Brothers Size, as the recently paroled Oshoosi Size returns home hoping for a fresh start working in his brother Ogun's repair shop. But when the charming and sinister Elegba enters the picture, the situation's delicate stability is threatened and fraternal ties are tested. A stirring score and flights of poetry give wings to this deep, uplifting and celebratory work. Learn More
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Worth seeing, but looooong. The director (and actors) didn't know what to do with the way-too-many long pauses scattered through the play. Waiting in silence for something to happen is tricky, at best, and failed here. That, plus the number of...continued
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“Funny, heartbreaking, sly and unblinking. The Flick may be the best argument anyone yet has made for the continued necessity, and profound uniqueness, of theater.” —_New York Magazine _
“Annie Baker, one of the freshest and most talented dramatists to emerge Off Broadway in the past decade, writes with tenderness and keen insight. … This lovingly observed play will sink deep into your consciousness.” —The New York Times
The show contains adult language and situations.