Kenneth Lonergan’s ('Lobby Hero,' 'Manchester By the Sea') acclaimed memory play makes its Broadway premiere. Starring Elaine May, Lucas Hedges, Joan Allen, and Michael Cera. More…
'The Waverly Gallery' is about the final years of a generous, chatty, and feisty grandmother’s final battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Gladys is an old-school lefty and social activist and longtime owner of a small art gallery in Greenwich Village. The play explores her fight to retain her independence and the subsequent effect of her decline on her family, especially her grandson. More than a memory play, 'The Waverly Gallery' captures the humor and strength of a family in the face of crisis.
See it if you enjoy Elaine May, Lucas Hedges, Joan Allen, Michael Cera and David Cromer. The performances were great overall.
Don't see it if you are dealing with the failing health of your loved ones as it might hit a bit close to home. Or if you're having a midlife crisis.
See it if The show was very well acted. The characters were true to life. The story was very absorbing, but a bit depressing. Still, I would recommend
Don't see it if It might be a bit much for older theatergoers. One of the main characters is a woman in her 80s with dementia. It is sad and depressing.
See it if If you are up for a drama based on the issues surrounding care for an aging parent. And if you are fans of Elaine May, Lucas Hedges.
Don't see it if If you are not in the mood to see a drama regarding the issues of caring for an aging parent.