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Fuerza Bruta

101 East 15th Street at Union Square, Daryl Roth Theatre, New York City, NY 10003 (Manhattan)
212 239 6200
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Ranked #193 of 858 Attractions in New York City
Type: Performances
Owner description: FUERZA BRUTA is a non-stop collision of dynamic music, visceral emotion, and kinetic aerial imagery. Featuring mind – blowing visual effects that must... more » Owner description: FUERZA BRUTA is a non-stop collision of dynamic music, visceral emotion, and kinetic aerial imagery. Featuring mind – blowing visual effects that must be seen to be believed – a man running full throttle through a series of moving walls, women frolicking in a watery world suspended just inches above the audience – FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP is a theatrical experience that floods the senses. Come experience a 360° heart-pounding theatrical experience! « less
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A great option if you wanna see the show and party at the same time. The performers immerse you in a night club atmosphere while you are still watching a performance, there is a hint of circus (no animals involved though;), numerous elements of surprise, good music and all of it has its sense which you are left to interprete... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

OK. Normally this place would have gotten a 5 because the show was fantastic. Unfortunately they decided they would get some free publicity by have part of a reality show (Mob Wives) filmed there. So the show started 30 minutes last while we stood (with 2 kids 10 and 12) and watched some freaks pretend they were living La Dole... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a cool show. It's perfect for outgoing and energetic people. It's a great visual and theatrical experience as part of the audience. Do wear comfortable shoes and don't carry too much (or anything if you can). I find that it is not recommendable for kids.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Last nights (July 27, 2014; New York City) performance of Fuerza Bruta: Wayra was over the top fantastic. It was in a small theatre at Union Square. It lasted 1.5 hours, and you were standing the whole time - there were no seats. It was an entertaining performance of loud, rave like music, with high energy, fast paced movement by... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Went to see this at the "Culture Factory", (aka an old abandoned Dell Computer factory) in Limerick, in aid of the Limerick City of culture 2014. The most disappointing thing was the absolute lack of visual effects. It looked more like a cheap Ikea advert that went wrong. The man running on the treadmill could have been a great effect,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Imagine for a second a bunch of untalented guys eager to party and with a brilliant idea, they party and you pay for it. There is loud music, nonsense going on without any sense or skill like a guy running in a running machine and some chairs and tables passing on the sides while some confetti and water pours over.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

I have to agree that the set up is different, but it's trying being standing and all these sort of effects they through on you. There is no plot, no connection. Bad mimics. They do not express anything, just a bunch of people moving and you wonder why. We left after 10 minutes. The.best part was our little dinner we... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Just really disappointed. My expectations were so high and it was incredibly disappointing. It was hot, crowded and I kind of felt like cattle being shoved around a small space. Surprised this show is still even playing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Got the tickets for my birthday and was so disappointed its more like an art show. You watch people playing drums then a man running through walls of boxes on a treadmill followed by two girls chasing after each other on the wall. Afterwards you watch them destroy a bunch of boxes and then do a dance. Then suspended on... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

When it comes to innovation, I think Fuerza Bruta still reigns supreme. Every time I go, the guests that I bring leave amazed. It does lack continuity but excels in uniqueness and visual stimulation. Always notice that it appeals to a young audience that winds up dancing to overly loud music while getting soaked with water. To me, the best... More

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