Narcolepsy, Inc

ensemble theatre · third rail alive · Ages 18+ · United States of America

world premiere
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VON HURT certified reviewer June 18, 2018
The topic and writing are fascinating touching on Big Brother and corporations’ control of citizens; minority citizens in particular. Americans of African Ancestry’s (teeth grinders) dreams are controlled by the State and corporations. The writing is culturally significant and keeping your ears attune to the subtlety of the dialogue, you recognize the characters’ dreams (and individualism) are never deferred, but rather appropriated in totality as dreams are now manufactured by a multinational corporation. A great play.... full review
YUISA GIMENO certified reviewer June 22, 2018
NARCOLEPSY, INC is AMAZING! The Cast is PHENOMENAL!!! The writing is excellent! It weaves together the themes of life for Black women under capitalism, the role of religion in society and so much more! It blew me away! ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 23, 2018
The play reminds one of a politicized contemporary Twilight Zone episode in which we don't know whether the lead character is being held in a motel room or a detention center, and we don't know if she is an idealistic whistle blower or apparently complicit with the evil deeds of an immoral corporation. The characters are involved in an extended verbal dance of justifying their existence while exposing the alleged corruptions of the others in the play. Who is guilty and who is innocent? It is not so easy to discern. Hutchinson challenges the audience to listen carefully. Reality and morality. As Ringo sang, you know it don't come easy. But if you listen carefully, and you listen hard to the nightmare portrayed in the play . . . you might fi... full review
RAQUEL ROSSER certified reviewer June 27, 2018
It was such a complex and relevant hypothetical situation that was interesting and enjoyable to watch . I want to see it again to catch everything. Kudos to the cast and writer/director on this one. Theatre should make you think and present situations parallel to what's going on in society. ... full review