Manic Pixie Dream Girl – Review

Manic Pixie Dream Girl Fringe Review 001One of the benefits of writing for theater is that playwrights have a captive audience.  Write a short play, produce it without intermission and the audience will have to sit tight for the entire show.  Manic Pixie Dream Girl is a play that takes its time getting to the point, playing itself in a perfectly straightforward manner for half the show, but then it drops a massive paradigm shift that subverts one of Hollywood’s classic cliches, and shines a light on the disturbing undertones of feel-good romantic comedies.  Continue Reading


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Playwright/ Video Game Journalist/ Theatre Critic/ Actor New York City ·
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