Girl Inside the Mirror
By Andrew Andrews
Girl Inside the Mirror enjoyed a successful run this summer at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity in the Lower East Side, where it played to sold-out houses and earned eight nominations for Planet Awards.
If you caught the show then, you know why it was selling out. And it should come as no surprise that an extension would be in order.
Enter Theatre for the New City’s three-week Dream Up Festival, where we managed to catch the performance on its final evening this past Saturday.
Telling the story of girl (Rachel Berman) who is repeatedly visited by her younger self
“Let’s try to keep all our parts together,” the voices plead.
“This body is not your body,” they taunt. “It was stolen from the time you were born.”
“You will never live in peace,” they warn.
“Now, stay quiet and be a good girl.”
At times synchronized but often offset or even intertwined, the teasing from the ensemble presents a horrific image of a condition that is impossible to control and intolerable to live with.
With tight, potent choreography and plenty of mood-inducing lighting
If you were fortunate enough to catch the
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Andrew Andrews attended Girl Inside the Mirror at Theater for the New City in Manhattan on Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 8:00pm to write this review.