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Oblivious: A Videogame Theatre Experience

cabaret & variety · active captivation games · Ages 10+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America

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RACHEL FLANAGAN discover hollywood magazine certified reviewer June 12, 2016
Oblivious takes the concept of video games and mixes it with interactive theater to create a fun experience with audience participation. The concept behind Oblivious is set in a fictional United Nation-States of Surveillance where citizens are under constant surveillance. As three participants, chosen from the audience to become new citizens of the fictional nation, take their places on stage, a voice emerges begging the participants to become revolutionaries and fight the robotic dictator. The participants must solve the puzzles and fight their way to victory. If any of the participants lose their part of the game, they are deactivated and new members of the audience take their place and continue the fight for freedom. When you arrive, yo... full review
MICHAEL FONTAINE my haunt life certified reviewer June 23, 2016
This wasn’t initially one of our picks top picks, although it was on my radar. It was one of those “well this seems cool, I’ll try and see if I can fit it in”. I am SO glad I did! I saw the poster in the window of a venue where I was seeing another piece. I looked up some reviews and the ones I read seemed…negative, but what they said that was negative was what made me really excited to see this. After seeing this show, I can understand why there are negative reviews. I picture those patrons being older, hating video games (and fun), and being more of a traditional theatre person, which is fine, but this show is not for them. If you like video games, crowd participation, or escape room elements, then SEE THIS SHOW. You start off by mee... full review
NOAH NELSON certified reviewer June 19, 2016
"I HAVEN’T HAD THIS MUCH FUN AT FRINGE. EVER. PERIOD. END OF STORY." (Check the review link for more, but that's all you really need to know.)... full review