Set in Southern Appalachia, Atlantic's world-premiere is a pitch-dark comedy about heartbreak, hell-raising, and healing. More…
In "Blue Ridge" a progressive high-school teacher with a rage problem retaliates against her unscrupulous boss and is sentenced to six months at a church-sponsored halfway house, where she attends to everyone's recovery but her own.
See it if you're interested in the different ways people express and work through their trauma, you want to see some grade-A acting across the board.
Don't see it if onstage sex acts bother you, if you are turned off by 12-step programs, you don't like to listen to a lot of talking about hard stuff
See it if You know the luminous actress, Marin Ireland or like stories about broken people trying to mend — in this case in a half-way house.
Don't see it if Plays that are too fast-paced AND heavily accented stress you stress you.
See it if new to the work of Marin Ireland and Abby Rosebrock's writing I learned a lot from both, knowledge is power and so is cash in the pocket.
Don't see it if expectation is for a comedy, or a drama with a life changing message, it's 2 hrs. that seemed like 75 years. The Theatre's cold too
See it if you like shows with a believable plot or characters who act their roles well.
Don't see it if you can't relate to addiction problems or can't tolerate difficult situations with misbehavior by clergymen
See it if you'd enjoy an in depth look at damaged people in recovery, and their group dynamics. Good acting.
Don't see it if you need clarity developed characters. Some key scenes come out of no where with no understanding of the character's motivation.
See it if You're fans of Marin Ireland (lead) or Taibi Magar (director), youre interested in a nuanced exploration of trauma, addiction, & redemption
Don't see it if If sexual trauma or addiction are triggering for you
See it if You enjoy great acting. This is a character piece about varying addictions. It becomes very intense. A slow build, dark, but often funny.
Don't see it if You want a traditional show. If the intensity of certain issues are triggers for you. if you need answers to everything.
See it if You like any of the actors. Although it's not enjoyable watching them wade through this play. Unbearable, I left before it ended.
Don't see it if You like a tight, well written play, u won't find that here. You don't want to squirm in your seat waiting for it to get better. It won't!
See it if You want to see an ambitious well-written play that has more going on than you can probably digest in one viewing.
Don't see it if You're looking for an easy, light play that you can enjoy and forget about.