The first act of the play is an hour and fifty minutes long, and there’s a 15-minute intermission before the second act. Get to the Theatre early to settle in and be ready for this epic piece of theater.
Her natural dialogue and familiar characters belie a depth of emotion that is unparalleled in modern naturalism. The Pulitzer committee called the play a “thoughtful drama with well-crafted characters that focuses on three employees of a Massachusetts art-house movie theatre, rendering lives rarely seen on the stage.”
In a nutshell, according to Zola naturalistic plays should have real characters whose actions are influenced by their environment and heredity, meaningful conflicts, and straightforward simple stories.
If you enjoy thought-provoking funny plays, get your tickets for The Flick now. We’ve already extended it for a week due to popular demand, so make sure you get your seats before it sells out!