See it if you want to see a show with some potential and a good base idea that should still be in development
Don't see it if a show that still needs significant work by the writer does not appeal to you Read more
See it if You enjoy drama of complicated adult / family dynamics For excellent performances & cool staging
Don't see it if You hate overwriting - the play is good but needs tightening If anything on the absurdist scale bothers you
See it if you want to see a family drama with some humor
Don't see it if you don't want to see many depressing topics of real life played out
See it if You feel the need to see something new. The play needs a lot of work. Has a couple of great moments but it doesn't make up for the flaws.
Don't see it if You want to see something of quality.
See it if a highly talented cast perform in an entertaining and funny bitter-sweet comedy the exposes the fissure that can occur in families
Don't see it if Family Dramas.
See it if You enjoy new plays by new ambitious writers (at least new to me).
Don't see it if The subjects of death, wakes, fracking, cancer, hurricanes, Disney, Monopoly, frogs, etc. Then again...that’s life! Read more
See it if you like dramas that deal with adult family issues.. Also, staging and mechanics are very realistic
Don't see it if you don't like family members fighting and hearing loud noises and shouting
See it if you enjoy family dramas, interesting characters, and good acting.
Don't see it if You are only into the traditional shows and not open to something fresh and original.
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