See it if you want to see a show dealing w/ life and death, right and wrong. which does not have a conclusion w/ moral certitude
Don't see it if you are triggered by the death, perhaps preventable, of an innocent. Read more
See it if you want to support NJ theater and are open to disturbing subject matter. Well done. Good job bringing the novel to the stage.
Don't see it if you are pregnant or someone you love is.. would be deeply disturbing.
See it if you like a good courtroom drama with a fulfilling ending that still makes you question right from wrong.
Don't see it if you're not prepared to witness the trauma of a failed midwife delivery. Read more
See it if an intense legal drama exploring/questioning the ambiguity of medicine, the ripple effects of tragedy, and the very nature of justice
Don't see it if Triggered by depictions of difficult childbirth/blood. Seeking comedy. Not child-friendly Read more
See it if You enjoy Chris Bohjalian's books. This play from his book Midwives was beautifully interpreted and performed.
Don't see it if You don't want to be included in a challenging birthing experience portrayed on stage. Read more
See it if You like intensity at the theatre - you like courtroom drama - you like intelligence
Don't see it if You're pregnant - looking for a light-hearted or musical evening
See it if you like an absorbing yet disturbing story performed by very good actors
Don't see it if you are looking for a feel good show
See it if You you enjoy and good drama, and an ending with a twist. I found myself sitting on the edge of my sit.
Don't see it if If you are squeemish I would not recommend. The childbirth scenes are realistic and intense
"World Premiere of 'MIDWIVES' at George Street Playhouse-An Engrossing Drama"
Score: 75%. "Chris Bohjalian's 1997 suspense novel has sold more than two million copies, and at least two previous attempts have been made to take it from page to stage."
"‘Midwives’ is evocative and unnerving in New Brunswick"
"A difficult stage delivery"
"‘Midwives’ Impressive Staging of the Novel"
"'Midwives,' Chris Bohjalian’s adaptation of his 1997 novel to play form, is so intrinsically dramatic and so chocked with weighty matters it grips throughout — even though its first act is much stronger, more theatrical, and more powerfully intense than its second."
"'Midwives' makes for a first-class thriller"
"'Midwives'–World Premiere at George Street Playhouse"