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 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 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 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 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 enjoy show with funny dialogue and fast paced ethnic humor. greatly improved since first viewing at davenport theater.
Don't see it if don't like ethnic comedy or jokes about the kid in the show having an operation as a baby
See it if You'll appreciate the far-funnier 2nd act with many surprises, people pretending to be other people, a funny drag queen, etc.
Don't see it if You want a fast-paced show, as the first act drags and has uneven acting. Should eliminate the intermission.
See it if You have a good sense of humor, a flair for the dramatic and are gay or gay friendly. See it if you want to have fun. Great cast, talented.
Don't see it if Are homophobic, don't like flair or if you expect a fabulous theatre, or you need assisted devices (walking) theatre not so accessible.
See it if you love laugh-out loud very NYC comedy -"Daddy Issues" has one hilarious surprise after another… Talk about pressure to have a grandchild!
Don't see it if you can't handle an edgy comedic take on parents - and grandma - pressuring a gay son to have a grandchild
See it if For a humorous evening a must see. What we will do to make our parents happy! LOL
Don't see it if if you don"t want to laugh.