New Light Theater Project presents a comedy about the cozy cage of mainstreamed queerness, the surprising variety of things that can fit in one's mouth, and the tender savagery of ordinary devotion. More…
Two men, Dean and Mikey, prepared for ages to have a baby. Now, stifled by convention, Dean has doubts that gnaw at him. Two hamsters, Tyson and Jason, are suddenly pregnant with nine babies. Now, smothered by affection, Tyson has fears that nibble at her. Nobody was planning to eat anyone. Things just got out of hand.
See it if you like lively,imaginative scripts. You'll have fun with the gay couple about to adopt AND the hamster couple expecting their first litter.
Don't see it if you only enjoy realism. This creative. wacky piece gets a bit strained (eg "hypothetical" convo falters) but mostly it hits both head/heart.
See it if You want to see something really different that feels completely real and truthful and current about what is usually taboo to discuss.
Don't see it if You can’t walk up four flights of stairs. It’s worth the climb. I loved this show.
See it if Dark comedy about how the process of becoming a parent can make people crazy and change their relationships. Creative, deep and funny.
Don't see it if My college-aged kids disliked this play. Perhaps because they couldn't relate?
See it if Oddly amusing & poignant juxapositioning of a gay male couple & a pair of hamsters becoming parents Actors playing hamsters both excellent
Don't see it if While the edgy parallels between the couples proves interesting the conceit starts to lose steam mid-play & momentum slows Worthy effort tho
See it if you want to see a charming and thoughtful play that has a lot going for it, but maybe could have used one more draft.
Don't see it if you can't handle wildly uneven performances. (Both the actors playing hamsters were excellent.)
See it if want to see a great small show that has a chance to make it big
Don't see it if are looking for a big Broadway type production
Also This play is sooo good and so much better than I thought it would be.
See it if you are amused by the comparison of human and animal emotions about children; you enjoy clever animals mixed with serious subject matter.
Don't see it if you like only serious drama or large scale musicals; you are uncomfortable with same sex adoption; you have no imagination.
See it if you’d like an intriguing play that questions the possibility of unconditional love & commitment (but still manages to feel rather happy)
Don't see it if you think loving parenthood = most natural thing ever and it inevitably strengthens couples—suggesting otherwise is immature and distasteful
See it if Gay boys & their pet hamsters each hsve babies & lots of spats.The actors portraying the hamsters are terrific as are the gay men. Poignant
Don't see it if small production in a loft in Tribeca (elevator available). Sweet, funny, quirky and intelligent. Reminded me a little of Albee's Seascape.
See it if You enjoy relationship-centric comedies with a silly, surreal edge. You enjoyed the animal sections of You On The Moors Now.
Don't see it if You want a serious piece.
See it if You like productions that examine relationships (both human & animal 😮).
Don't see it if You're looking for a serious drama or are offended by sexual situations.
See it if A gay couple are watching rodents reproducing while contemplating life and off-spring. The writing is quite solid and entertaining.
Don't see it if The cast is uneven and the director should have more control of the performers & numerous scene changes which kills the mood.
See it if Human and hamsters exploring relationship issues, from amusing to horrifying. Don't expect cute: much darker than it sounds. A real find.
Don't see it if If you think it's for the kids.
See it if you are curious with the emotional dynamics involved with expectant parents -as reflected in the lives of a gay couple & a pair of hamsters.
Don't see it if you don't like gay couples & simulated animals on stage portraying relatable feelings & situations...and if foot fetish makes you squirmish.
See it if you are up for a show that compares how humans and hamsters prepare for the addition of children.
Don't see it if have an issue with gay couples, or can't walk up four long flights of stairs, looking for a fancy production.
See it if enjoy a clever, funny, unusual show - quite enjoyable and entertaining. many moments of laughter
Don't see it if dont appreciate quirky and fun humor
See it if you are up for a play that parallels the life of a Gay couple and their hamsters.
Don't see it if You can't deal with the dark side of nature.
See it if You like small thought provproductions about real life issues told from a comedic perspective
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with watching a show about relationship issues or if you do not like small productions.
See it if you want to watch a well done satirical play that resonates with now
Don't see it if you're small minded and don't want to see realistic flawed people on stage