Parenting, bullying, and its fallout are examined in this heart-wrenching new play from the playwright and director that brought you "Daniel’s Husband." More…
An incident of bullying leads to a horrifying consequence in this timely new play that follows the journey of two families: before, in the moments leading up to the event; and after, as they pick up the pieces once the news cameras have gone home.
See it if you'd like a combative upper class hot topics fest: gun control, bullying, wealth/male privilege, motherhood, marital discord, texting, etc.
Don't see it if you want coherent plot or chars. Turns into a murky mess. Lots of speeches. Unconvincing. And why all white cast? Great set.
See it if You want to see a different point of view on the topic of bullying. It’s intense and thoughtful. Will hit you on many levels.
Don't see it if A show about bullying will cause you to struggle. It gets to the heart of some intense themes.
See it if Two sets of parents try to cope with conflict between their teenage children. Well-drawn characters and relevant issues.
Don't see it if As the events and revelations spiral out of control, they get harder to believe. The ending is preposterous. The actors save the show.
See it if u want to see an intense, if somewhat contrived, post-Sandy Hook "God of Carnage", full of passion, rage, twists, humor & reasoned arguments
Don't see it if you don't appreciate psychological dramas; you're triggered by frank discussions of gun violence & bullying; you seek pure escapism.
See it if you enjoy plays on current topics with good actors playing real people reacting to realistic situations that do not have easy answers.
Don't see it if you want light entertainment. While some chuckles are provided throughout this deals with bullying, homophobia and violence.
See it if for the intense performances. All of the actors inhabit their characters with vigor.
Don't see it if bullying or family issues are triggering issues. If you require deep understanding to work though a horrific event, you will not get it here
See it if The before and aftermath of tragedy, processed by two families, when the instigator of pain is perpetrated by one of their own. Arresting.
Don't see it if Heartstring tug here. Here. And here.
Also Line:"You're doing more harm to your son than (his) text."
See it if you enjoy a very intense drama about the results of bullying on both the victim, the bully and the families involved. Excellent writing.
Don't see it if you do not like the issue of bullying or use of guns on the stage. One scene was particularly upsetting.
See it if you want to see three good actresses doing their best with some blunted dialogue; interested in exploring severe ramifications of bullying.
Don't see it if the male actors are a little stiff, they overact & I found them not to be believable; you're looking for something uplifting.
See it if You like drama that is so current it could be on the front page of The NY Times tomorrow ! You are interested in the aftermath of an event.
Don't see it if You can’t deal with heart-wrenching stories. You have no interest in family dramas. You are looking for a happily ever after.
See it if Timely, intense drama touching on TOO MANY complex issues. Well-staged. Bullying, guns, gay themes, toxic masculinity, marriage w kids, more
Don't see it if Don’t want several HUGE non-credible plot pts intro’d at very end, some 1-note characters, & revelations that don’t make sense. Gets muddled
See it if you're interested in a play that focuses on school gun violence and bullying but from perspective of parents before, during, and after.
Don't see it if you don't want to see another play about school shootings/gun violence even though this has a different perspective.
See it if you’re a parent & want to eavesdrop on two couples who openly resent each other & each other’s children. Suspenseful & tense.
Don't see it if Like eavesdropping, it’s riveting but not illuminating. Doesn’t challenge you to rethink your behavior/judgements. The deck is pre-stacked.
See it if a show about bullying & parenting & their consequences; issue of guns, intense & emotional at times
Don't see it if want something uplifting; don't like contrived plots & cliches
See it if you enjoy plays that much like life, find black humor in tense, taut situations, something playwright Michael McKeever excels at.
Don't see it if you don’t like timely, relevant plays.
See it if You want to see a timely drama which provides an highly emotional experience about the impact of bullying. Memorable theater.
Don't see it if If you perfer light dramas .
See it if you liked God of Carnage. Acting excellent, good set, moves along quickly, never a dull moment.
Don't see it if you want to see a new play. Although new, seems like a re-do of God of Carnage.This play-plot points at end that don't make much sense.
See it if You want to see 5 performers give a great performance about a subject we have heard of and their performance is very on point and believable
Don't see it if You are not interested in a play about parenting and bullying. You want to miss out on a powerful performance.
See it if you like psychological explorations of relationships (spouses, friends, children), bullying, guns & effects of parenting on children.
Don't see it if you dislike serious psychological content that includes conflict, values, relationships, contemporary issues & favor light entertainment.
See it if you'd enjoy a different perspective (from the parents of kids involved) on high school bullying and gun violence. Very well executed.
Don't see it if high school bullying and gun violence are triggers for you.
See it if you want to explore relationships of modern affluent parents of adolescents involved in bullying, sexual and gun abuse, violence, homophobia
Don't see it if these circumstances slay or are not relevant to you, you focus solely on characters of students, or you prefer a comedy/musical/multi-act