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The Front Row Center
“Hell D
By David Walters

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"The play is built on a foundation of improv and movement, a technique that director Masha Kotlova is exploring in her work,  so no two performances will be alike.

Hell Dialogues is a play full of a lot of ideas blended together in a pot, vigorously stirred, carefully watched, and left to slightly ferment.


Anyone who has a keen interest in self-reflection can gather at The Sheen Center to taste the collective brew"

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The Theatre Times
In Conversation with Sartre and Plato: Locus29’s “Hell Dialogues”

By Rhiannon Ling


"Hell Dialogues boasts an incredibly strong ensemble cast. Its utilization of music—written by Marc Ribot, The Tiger Lilies, and Beliy Ostrog—is near-perfect. It provides excellent query, my favorite of which being “What is a tyrant?

It was a delightful evening of philosophy and oddity."

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The Theater Scene
“Hell D
By Scotty Bennett


"It is for an audience that enjoys the challenge of theatrical experimentation and intellectual stimulation requiring focus and concentration."

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“NYC theater troupe with roots in Ukraine, Russia teams up for war-inspired 'Hell Dialogues'"
By Adam Schrader


"Through incorporating physical and verbal improvisation, this adaptation aims to bring the themes of the play into the present moment for both the audience and the actors, creating a new version of the story in every rehearsal and performance"

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The Broadway World
“Locus29 To Present World Premiere Of HELL DIALOGUES At The Sheen Center"
By Chloe Rabinowitz


"To delve deeper into the exploration of human nature amidst turmoil, they decided to incorporate fragments of Plato's Dialogues, renaming the play Hell Dialogues. This choice was driven by the desire to delve into the timeless themes of war, democracy, society, and the human condition."

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NYC gallery exhibits work of female artists who fled war in Ukraine


"On Wednesday, the gallery held a screening presented by the New York-based nonprofit organization Locus29 of the 1930 silent film Zemlya by master Ukrainian filmmaker Oleksandr Dovzhenko."

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