New Play “Complete” Opens at Matrix

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A comic play about an est-like group has its West Coast premiere next week at the Matrix Theatre on Melrose Avenue. The play, by Andrea Kuchlewska, opens Saturday, February 23.

According to the production:

Two obsessive linguists and a nine-year-old zealot meet head-on with the magnetic leader of an est-like group training seminar in Complete, a new, fast-paced comedy.

When Eve (Meredith Bishop) finds out that Micah (Scott Kruse) is doing “The Training,” she risks their careers, their relationship and their safety to prove just how destructive the notion of self-creation can be.

“Complete is inspired by both the language of est and the scientific study of syntax and semantics,” explained Kuchlewska. “I did the est training at age nine. The use of language in that subculture was specific and differed in important ways from the English I had been speaking up until then. This was a potent combination for me as a child—using language to empower myself, but also being confused at times by what I and others were saying.”

The play had its first production at FringeNYC 2009, where it was labeled a “Critic’s Pick” by Backstage. It was subsequently selected for the FringeNYC Encore Series.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here.

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One Response to New Play “Complete” Opens at Matrix

  1. Joan Fitzpatrick says:

    Looks interesting. I hope they clean the sidewalk and pick up the litter before it opens. So unappealing!

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