Newyorkland review roundup Nov 21, 2011
Here's a sampling of reviews from over the weekend about Newyorkland. Don't forget to also peruse the blogs for other audience reactions!
"...seamless and gorgeous..." - The Stranger
Approaching Assemblage Nov 20, 2011
by Caitlin Sullivan
Much has been written about Temporary Distortion's now signature form. Those who come to Newyorkland for the purpose of seeing an assemblage in action will not be disappointed.
Online ticketing temporarily down Nov 19, 2011
Due to technical difficulties, OtB's online ticketing system is temporarily down.
NewYorkland's impact is anything but temporary Nov 19, 2011
In some ways I can only think in single words...devastating, mesmerizing, raw, profound, rare, inventive, haunting.... There is a moment where a cop describes meditation and I can only put down my own thoughts about this stunning piece of work, this assemblage, by entering into a meditative state myself.
Tell us what you thought about Newyorkland Nov 18, 2011
As the country is surrounded by news concerning cops, government policy and human behavior, we are particularly interested in your thoughts about Newyorkland.
The Everyday Clash Of The Heavy Hand Nov 18, 2011
Temporary Distortions Newyorkland is the kind of work that takes the content hammer and bludgeons you to death. Yes we know police work can be difficult, that it's a job that takes its toll on the psyche, and like war vets, there's a certain inevitability of PTSD amongst its workers.
Cops and Monologues Nov 18, 2011
The first thing you see walking into the main stage is a mass of cables — thick and sprawling. If you sat in the first row you could practically trip over them taking your seat.
Cops are people, too Nov 18, 2011
The members of Temporary Distortion put on a beautifully-crafted show. They refer to Newyorkland as assemblage, not theatre, and experiencing their work is a bit like seeing a Rauschenberg Combine brought to life. Their aesthetic is unique, minimalist in tone but visually rich, and their method of fusing film and live theatre is impressively effective.
Seattle Times previews Newyorkland Nov 14, 2011
Misha Berson wrote a front-of-the-arts-section preview of Newyorkland. Great insights and explanations of its connections to The French Connection, Law&Order, the NYPD and more.
5 things to know about Temporary Distortion Nov 9, 2011
Temporary Distortion has never performed on the west coast, despite gaining considerable traction in their home, NYC, and abroad. Begin to get acquainted with these artists with these 5 things to note:
Newyorkland Teaser Trailer! Nov 8, 2011
Check out the fabulous Newyorkland teaser trailer!
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