May 30-June 15, 2013
Even though it is oblique and mysterious at times, the production walks the fine line between accessibility and confusion, never entirely sliding into incomprehension. And teetering on that thin wire is exactly where this piece belongs.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's blog Rave and Pan
All things involving Theater Ninjas are an acquired taste. If you are looking for a sitcom type easy to digest pablum then this may not be your cup of tea. However, if you like your theater gritty, real and in your face, then you will get a huge kick in the shorts by attending this performance. It is challenging theater to perform and challenging theater to watch and digest but a great trip none the less.
To see a full review of this show, go to http://www.examiner.com/fine-arts-in-cleveland/mark-horning
TELEPHONE is a frustrating and fascinating mind game of a play by poet Ariana Reines that explores technology as both boon and bain, arguing that the more lugged we are, the more isolated we become. If you like your theater oblique, this one's for you.