In this '80s-set comedy, a man tries to appease his parents by hiring his ten-year-old downstairs neighbor to play his son. After a successful limited run earlier this year, the show transfers Off-Broadway. More…
It is 1982 and Donald Moscowitz has overbearing parents. They disapprove of his choice of profession (actor), his flair for decorating (pastels), and his lifestyle (homosexual). The one thing that would make them happy is a grandchild. His solution: pay the kid downstairs to pose as his son. What could possibly go wrong?
See it if You want to laugh and be entertained. You don't take life so seriously. You have daddy issues or don't. You want to see a really good play.
Don't see it if You take life too seriously. You can't sit back and enjoy a funny entertaining play. You don't want to laugh.
See it if You enjoy a lighthearted comedy that may be silly with cliched characters, but ultimately funny and entertaining.
Don't see it if you cannot ignore the imperfections and just sit back, go with the flow and let yourself laugh.
See it if you like family comedies w/a festive drag-queen thrown in for fun. Cute show, funny albeit very predictable. Give it a shot when it returns.
Don't see it if silly family humor bores you, and a simple theater-lite night-out for everyone wouldn't cut it. Not much thinking involved, just campy fun.
See it if you want an entertaining time with a story about what we do to please our family and how it backfires with hilarious laughs & a happy ending
Don't see it if you don't like gay theme plays or silly situations.
See it if you like a light, comedy. The acting is reasonable. The plot is unsurprising. The play is not too hard to watch.
Don't see it if you don't like a predictable play with stereotypical humor.
See it if you would like to see a comedy dealing with what one would do to please the family while hiding their true self
Don't see it if gay stories are not your thing
See it if If you love a good old 80's sitcom this is the show for you! It reminded me of the Jewish version of LaCage!
Don't see it if You don't like a play about a sweet wholesome family and how a little white lie can really turn into a pink elephant in the room!
See it if You like a fun loving show. Relatable in which you will find a character you probably have in your family for sure. Grandma's role is funny.
Don't see it if You hate predictability, you are expecting a serious show.
See it if ...you want to waste your time and money. I had high hopes for the continued run of the show from the spring. But, it was re-done poorly now
Don't see it if ...you expect to see an improved revival of a show. The show was made worse with dated, unfunny, poorly directed, + disconnected performance
See it if I went to see the first cast again, because they were fun! When I sat down, I found out that this show was cast with all their understudies!
Don't see it if I enjoyed the other cast better, but this cast was nice, too. I enjoyed the last script much more - this version was changed for the worse.
See it if You like unfunny, slow, preposterous plays that rehash embarrassingly old issues in cliched & stereotypical manner with underwhelming actors
Don't see it if You are sick of cliched light comedies that uncomfortably rehash coming out issues within a stereotypical Jewish family. Lots of shouting!