In this world premiere solo comedy, a NYC cabbie must come to terms with his past, his dad, and his unfinished college degree. Written and performed by Emmy-winning 'Late Night with David Letterman' writer Ted Greenberg. More…
It's December 18, 1987. Ted is driving a NYC taxi with one screaming deadline in front of him: He must turn in a paper by midnight or his long-cherished, degree-pending status at Harvard will be snatched away forever. It will take a wild ride through NYC and his past, and a confrontation with his financial-titan father before Ted’s able to come to grips with an eight-to-ten-pager on Edmund Spenser’s 'The Fairie Queene.'
See it if You enjoy one-performer shows. You want a look at NYC in the '80s. You like shows with lots of characters.
Don't see it if You want a personal story told w/heart: most of the story, it's missing.You want 1 good story: father story-well done, cab/paper story-meh.
See it if You are interested in a charming one- person show with a minimal set in the most comfortable theatre in town.
Don't see it if You are expecting David Letterman-esque funny. This isn't laugh-out-loud. It's a relatable, sweet, searching-for-yourself kind of show.
See it if you are a fan of Ted Greenberg; this is not his finest hour and feels like a work in progress but his sardonic wit is in evidence
Don't see it if you don't like solo shows; design/direction do what they can to enliven standard "coming to terms with dad" story; few fresh insights
See it if The father-son relationship of this one-man show is engaging. The rest if NYC nostalgia in the 80s.
Don't see it if you want more nuance, more drama, more laughs. Its pleasant but it lacks punch.
See it if You are interested in an interesting, funny play by a great comic writer with a flair for magic and a heartwarming, poignant story
Don't see it if You don't want to see a one man show
See it if You enjoy one man shows. This is something a bit different. A father/son relationship told through taxi driver tales.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one man relationship shows. This is a small show, sweetly told.
See it if You are nostalgia about the things in the past and talking about the influence of your powerful father.
Don't see it if You have a strong self-awareness of your beings.
See it if if you want a night out. It was entertaining but slow going. But it was interesting some funny moments.
Don't see it if if you want a laugh out loud show.
See it if you like short solo shows that are autographical dealing with a father/son relationship.
Don't see it if you do not like solo shows particularly if touted to be a comedy but verges on tragedy. Plus space was freezing!
See it if His dad was successful business man. Wall Street tycoon. I knew Ace Greenberg from the bridge world so I was somewhat interested.
Don't see it if . You do not like one person monologues....Long and boring. Felt like a therapy session. Only reason I liked it was I knew the character
See it if you want to understand Ted's father Ace who was a complicated, intriguing and basically good person.
Don't see it if you don't like to see someone who wants an evening of scores with his classmates who have succeeded in conventional ways.
See it if I found it very slow. Although it was interesting I didn't think it was done the best way. There were a few times I wanted to leave.
Don't see it if If you don't like a one man show. That is slow and not funny
See it if you like Ted Greenberg and his comedy. He does well and has funny parts but it is not as solid a night as I was hoping.
Don't see it if you don't like solo shows or want something that builds more strongly on it's topic. Good topic but doesn't live up to expectation.
See it if You want to experience a compelling coming of age story that could only happen in new york that is brilliantly written and directed
Don't see it if You need hummable music. Isnt any.
See it if you'll enjoy a winsome solo show, with a tale of privilege, underachievement, familial bonds & 80s nostalgia told by an amiable storyteller.
Don't see it if you expect laugh-out-loud, rapid-fire humor from a former Letterman writer; you need high production values to be entertained.