Pinocchio’s Ashes OFF-BROADWAY REVIEWS

  • NY TIMES

  • Opening Night:
    April 13, 2012
    Closing:
    April 29, 2012

    Theater: Theatre for the New City / 155 First Avenue, New York, NY, 10003

    Synopsis: 

    Pinocchio's Ashes tells a gripping story filled with melancholy, poetry and dark humor. It is set in the city of Kongstad, where a national ban has been imposed on art and culture. Judge Wolff enforces the ban by ordering severe punishments of those secretly practicing art. When an informant finds a Pinocchio doll in the workshop of local cabinet-maker Werner Brown, he reports the crime to Wolff, who sentences Brown to have his right hand cut off.

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  • NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Pinocchio’s Ashes

    No Disney Ending for This Woodworker

    Rachel Saltz

    April 18, 2012: What would a world without art be like? In “Pinocchio’s Ashes,” the Danish playwright Jokum Rohde’s leaden satire, the answer is: unpleasant.

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