A gay couple, who fought to adopt and are exploring the challenges of gay parenting, find themselves thrust into the pre-school parent pool, which causes anxieties to rise in their lives. More…
Alan and Rob are an older married couple with a three-year-old daughter and a life they fought decades to be allowed to lead. But Alan has begun to feel an attraction to a younger gay dad, his closest straight friend’s marriage is disintegrating before his eyes, and his daughter Nicola seems to prefer Rob, who’s taken to parenting without any of Alan’s insecurities. In the course of one school year, three couples struggle with what it means to be married with children at this head-spinning cultural moment.
See it if You enjoy domestic dramas with everyday themes like parenting & relationships. You appreciate sincerity. You like well-written plays.
Don't see it if You don't like domestic dramas. You don't want to see same-sex relationships on stage. You want a play with more worldy issues.
See it if you enjoy hysterical one-liners and good ensemble acting, with heartbreaking performance by John Benjamin Hickey
Don't see it if you don't enjoy heavy foreshadowing, and don't enjoy script increasingly filled by speechifying by characters rather than realistic dialogue
See it if You like new plays about modern issues, especially gay parenting.
Don't see it if You don't like plays about gays and/or wealthy, white New Yorkers and their problems.
See it if Excellent acting. Some of the best I've seen. Especially loved John Benjamin Hickey in this. Really enjoyed the play. Lots to think about.
Don't see it if You don't like gay themed or very New York city themed shows.
See it if Very cliche and self indulgent; I found myself bored and disinterested. The one nude scene was completely unnecessary and gratuitous.
Don't see it if You're offended by anything gay and lesbian, or nudity
See it if you're interested in a drama on parenting challenges & the difference between a gay man's life in the 80s & now, & don't mind full frontal
Don't see it if characters who are a little too into themselves & their decidedly first-world problems will grate on you. I enjoyed it, but they tested me.
See it if Parenting issues are the same for all of us, straight, LGBT and the problems that arise are similar for all.
Don't see it if You are averse to LGBT and gay marriage and do not see all the array of "family"
See it if you are in to soap opera type dramas set in todays society. Or if you are fans of any of the great cast.
Don't see it if you are expecting anything mind-blowing or deep.
See it if you're interested in what happens when gays adopt and how they relate to friends - straight and gay - who have or don't have children
Don't see it if even the briefest nudity offends
See it if You will endure mediocre writing in a well acted and well directed production.
Don't see it if You like characters with depth.
See it if u * the topical travails of gay parents, their kids and friends (also parents, but who are splitting). There are rare moments of emotion.
Don't see it if well...no reason not to see it: the company of actors is superb with special praise to John Benjamin Hickey, Patrick Breen and John Pankow.
See it if like thinking about how and what makes a family. About what makes some couples perservere
Don't see it if you are narrow minded about what makes a family
See it if you enjoy seeing what would be a cliche story told through a new and refreshing list or if you enjoy small theaters.
Don't see it if you are looking for a completely new tale told.
See it if you want to explore gay marriage with children, in a well-written, well-acted play
Don't see it if the subject matter doesn't interest you.
See it if You are interested in exploring issues of gay parenting and marriage in a well crafted and extremely entertaing play.
Don't see it if The subject matter is of no interest.
See it if you are interested in how modern New Yorkers raise their kids - straight and gay couples. Are all parenting problems the same?
Don't see it if you don't care about New Yorkers, parenting dilemmas, gay vs straight couple dilemmas, etc. It's very…risotto.
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