Venue Details

48 Star Starred
The Union Square Theatre- New York City
100 East 17th Street New York City, NY 10003
800-901-4092
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 105 members
Review from Loyda Pagan
19 events 13 reviews

Inventive, energetic, dance: hip hop/breakdancing/popping. asian repertoire. madcap it is. great for teen groups.

reviewed Sep 18 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Esty Roth
5 events 3 reviews

Very energetic bunch of young people performing. It's a mostly nonverbal dance comedy, that combines hip-hop, beat boxing, gymnastics, slapstick and more. There is audience interaction at some points. Very over the top 'acting' since it's a not a...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Elle Ellachka
16 events 6 reviews

i thought this show had potential, but was very poorly written. Starts out very funny, approximately 3 break dance scenes in the entire show and about 4-5 funny moments. I think a part of the problem was the show probably lost its meaning in the...continued

reviewed Oct 17 2008 report as inappropriate
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Description

Written and created by SevenSense, the creative team behind the recent Off-Broadway show JUMP!, and featuring top quality performers, including some of Korea’s international award-winning B-Boys, Break Out offers a group of talented dancers performing jaw-dropping choreography in a live stage show that combines hip-hop, gymnastics, yoga, slapstick and more. The mostly nonverbal dance comedy tells the tale of a night in the life of a group of desperate prisoners whose nightmare existence changes beyond belief when an ancient and sacred text mysteriously drops into the prison. This mysterious arrival inspires the inmates to plan a daring escape into the outside world, where they are able to enjoy a brief, and hilarious, moment of freedom.

Directed by Jun-Beom Juen.

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