The Playwrights Realm opens their 15-16 season with Anna Ziegler's poetic play about a haunting love triangle that triggers an unexpected chain of events. More…
It's Christmas Eve and Sarah and Sam are celebrating with an old-fashioned New York debate about existential suffering – a special type of foreplay in a new relationship like theirs. But then there is knock on the door, and Sarah’s childhood best friend Nate stands at the threshold. And suddenly suffering becomes a whole lot less sexy. A kaleidoscopic look at one night in New York City that changes the lives of three people forever.
See it if tend to reflect on what-ifs and the roads not taken; you wonder if you are like your parents, you have romantic exes who still haunt you
Don't see it if you dislike relationship dramas, fourth-wall-breaking philosophizing about the meaning of time
See it if you appreciate see-worthy new work that's as emotional as it is literate, with a yar ensemble that's wonderfully alert to each other.
Don't see it if it's hard to connect with characters who quite Kierkegaard. The play is delicate & small, so won't appeal if you want set& costume changes.
See it if you want to see a contemporary play about young (30something) people trying to sort out their lives in a fascinating manner.
Don't see it if you dislike relationship plays or plays with some ambiguous details.
See it if complicated and complex interpersonal relationships do it for you, or if the lives and loves of millenials are intriguing.
Don't see it if you're easily annoyed by personality quirks that become heightened over the length of a play.