Partial Comfort presents the New York premiere of Greg Keller's comic drama exploring issues of race and economic disparity in America. Directed by Andre Holland ('Moonlight'). More…
It's summertime in New York City, 1992. In NYC's hazy pre-Giuliani, pre-cellphone, pre-Metrocard days, a black kid and a white kid meet in a chance encounter on an uptown D train, chatting hoops, hip hop, and history. Over the course of one afternoon, fear, guilt, longing and a cigar filled with weed allow one kid to take the other to a place neither ever imagined possible.
See it if You’re white, or a person of color. If you’ve ever ridden the subway. Mild tw for discussion of suicide
Don't see it if Everyone should see this. The people who think this doesn’t sound interesting should especially see it.
See it if you love great new theater that is relevant and exciting. The audience was in awe! Big laughs in some moments, total silence in others
Don't see it if you're crazy & you want to miss a show people will be talking about this season.
See it if You enjoy a smart, funny, poignant examination of race, class, and identity.
Don't see it if You don't like great theater. (There's no reason to miss this. It's the best thing I've seen in over a year.)
See it if you love a strong two-hander that's funny and thought-provoking, brought to life in an intimate space by two great actors and director
Don't see it if you want to watch a three hour fantasy epic.
See it if you enjoy a good story portrayed by great actors. The plot is both enjoyable and thought provoking mixed in w/ a little comedy and banter.
Don't see it if perhaps you are sensitive to race or socioeconomic story telling but even with that said -- watch it, you wont be sorry.