A poignant, gruff, and sometimes comic new Irish drama makes its US debut. A story about sudden friendship, life-shattering decisions, and the secrets that we share. More…
Two strangers meet on a journey that many Irish women still keep as their biggest secret. When you meet someone for the first time you bond over the things you have in common. But what if the thing you have in common is also your biggest secret?
See it if You want to see a sharply written/acted quick piece that is immensely important, now more than ever. Written for Ireland but for US too.
Don't see it if You have no interest in topical or controversial subject matter. Or if you want a show that spoon feeds you. This asks hard questions!
See it if you are interested in the abortion question. The actresses do a great job.
Don't see it if you are sure of your decisions regarding abortion. The plot is a narrow polemic that ends where real conversation might begin.
See it if you want to see a heart-breaking but poignant look at abortion in Ireland through the eyes of two different women.
Don't see it if you do not want to see a play that is pro-choice on abortion or you need a big show or you do not like projections.
See it if you're interested in women's right to choose. With Ireland just recently passing a referendum on allowing abortions, this play is so timely.
Don't see it if you cringe at discussions of reproductive rights. If you're strongly aligned to one side, you might not like this balanced presentation.
Also The talkback was extremely informative and added so much to the play.
See it if Closes tomorrow: MUST-SEE!!! Only 50min. Catch it right after "INNIT". Both are part of #IrishWomenWrite @ Soho Playhouse.
Don't see it if ...more to come...
See it if You’re interested in learning more about abortion rights in Ireland.
Don't see it if You want a well-paced show. It has slight PSA vibes, and favors characters’ point of view over action or events happening.
See it if You like thoughtful short pieces about women and women’s issues. This candid, delightful well written and acted show is full of surprises.
Don't see it if You are not open to conversations about abortion and a woman’s right to choose. Don’t like short plays. Don’t like intense plays.
See it if You are into intense shows about controversial topics - in this case abortion rights
Don't see it if You are looking for an entertaining 45 minutes at the theater
See it if You want two sides to a story and a “darker side” to Ireland. Very relevant to today’s replacement for the court battle.
Don't see it if You are extremely to the right. Or cannot see women as having a say.
See it if you're interested in women's issues, enjoy a slow drama that builds in intensity as it progresses
Don't see it if aren't interested in women's issues, need a fast moving show, elaborate set, & action. Need more than intense dialogue to carry the show.
See it if You want a fair-handed exploration of a sensitive subject
Don't see it if The issue if abortion is a trigger for you ir you're fanatically "pro-life"
See it if You are interested in women's rights & self-determination. If you can hang with a lack of resolution. If you are ok with short.
Don't see it if You want something that is fully developed - this is a good idea for a first act but it's not finished.
See it if You want to learn about Irish contreversy about abortion and the struggle of Irish women have to endure during process.
Don't see it if If you arent interested to learn about other perspective on the issue and ignore the challenges these women are facing.The struggle is real.
See it if you're interested in reproductive rights and are open to a balanced portrayal of issues.
Don't see it if you expect a full-length production with a well-defined arc. This production is under 1 hour.
See it if You have an open mind regarding women's right to choose and why each person's choice is so individual.
Don't see it if You are pro-life or not open minded enough to see a show based upon women's right to choose.
See it if you like plays that deal with significant/serious issues. appreciate a small/short/simple play
Don't see it if if you need a large light production
See it if you're interested in social issues, you like plays relevant to current events, you're interested in women's stories, or you like short shows
Don't see it if you are hostile to abortion rights, you are hostile to women, you don't want to listen to different perspectives on relevant social issues
See it if It was such a well acted play regarding women's rights and of there own bodies . Left with an appreciation of living in the USA
Don't see it if If you are not interested in the History of Abortion in Ireland
See it if a two women show exploring the needs of an abortion. Even though both need one ... the idea that one reason is better than another ...
Don't see it if you do not like to think or pushed out of your comfort zone.