New York | 1h 40m | Already closed

Catch the Sparrow

From 1 critic and 4 member reviews
Members say: Disappointing, Confusing, Excruciating, Production launched prematurely, Moving / resonant / absorbing / relevant

About the show

In this mystical new play, a father and son reunion seems destined to rekindle the fires of resentment that drove them apart. More…

After years of estrangement, Jeff learns that his father has fallen ill and reluctantly returns home to claim what’s his and bury his past. He leaves his job, his new wife, and his new life behind. Upon his arrival, the two men battle for supremacy of old memories and fight through the pain of years of denial. As Jeff fights to finally control his own destiny and the future of his childhood home, we watch as a family, torn apart by grief and blame, is forced to settle their differences, learn the true worth of family and what it means to forgive and let go.

On Stage Blog

“A compelling story about the final reunion of an ailing father and his estranged adult son...The play is written wonderfully...From beginning to end, this well-written drama managing to keep the audience focused and wondering how this situation will ultimately end...All of the actors in this play succeed in bringing to life characters that are deeply damaged, occasionally humorous, often perhaps relatable, and consistently fascinating to watch...Very powerful.” Full Review

Very intimate venue / ok set / well-lit, Moving / resonant / absorbing / relevant, Off-the-chain amazing lead actor (dad), Predictable "twist" / disappointing book, Dizzying / confusing / ambitious

See it if you like to support new young writers, actors, theater companies, etc. Very sad (moving) story about an estranged father-son relationship.

Don't see it if you want a comedic lite & fluffy play, &/or you confuse easily when the book's not linear. Performance-driven here, if you're interested.

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Disappointing, Slow, Confusing

See it if A 100 minute confusing family drama that does not hit the mark. Some good moments but confusing.

Don't see it if You want a clear story told from beginning to end.

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