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An Awkward Inheritance

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Indulgent, Predictable

About the show

Hanging Cow Productions presents this world premiere comic drama about small town life and its larger than life characters. More…

Mabel Kane, a spunky, adventurous, woman of mystery, and notorious community leader of a very small town in Nevada, has just died, leaving her three, grown, estranged and dysfunctional children to sift through Mabel's wishes and demands for her lucrative estate. Hoping to cash in and run, her children, Marigold (a married therapist), Jadge (a drifter) and Thelma (A DMV teller) are shocked to learn the real truth about their mother and her life. When the complexity of Mabel's entanglements within her businesses and the community are revealed, no one will ever be the same. 

Member Reviews (3)


Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Indulgent, Predictable
Avg Score

Indulgent, Predictable, Cliched

See it if you like plays about dysfunctional families whose "healing" depends on their embracing the world's oldest profession.

Don't see it if you don't find plays about sex and family relations interesting.

Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want a play that deals with a good number of dramatic issues at once, maybe too many.

Don't see it if you don't like long shows that are more direct about themes and may seem didactic.

Also The theatre was uncomfortable because of the seats. The multiple theme... Read more Read less

Great writing, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if Any original new show starts with the script. This true comedy drama was a surprise hit for me. Really well executed from acting to stage

Don't see it if You don’t want to be transported to northern Nevada for 2 + hours

“An Awkward Inheritance” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

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