The Custodian – 2011 NYC Fringe Festival Review

Every summer New York City hosts an off-off-Broadway theater festival that produces 200 plays in two weeks.  The Fringe Festival targets young and hip audiences, so it shouldn’t be surprising to find some comic book and video game themed shows like The Custodian: A Superhero Comedy written and Directed by Will Lacker.  It’s founded on the premise that if there were superheroes in New York, then someone would have to clean up after they fight each other.  It’s a funny idea, but one that wasn’t explored well in this play.  Mostly the show explores the relationships of a group of ordinary roommates who happen to live in a city where superheroes exists…  Continue Reading

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