Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Vineyard Theatre mainstage debut with this new play about young coworkers in a fierce work environment all vying for top status. More…
An ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. But when an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever.
See it if you like intelligent theater on topical subjects, in this case how society responds to violence. Interesting, unusual premise, well-executed
Don't see it if you want a perfect piece. Set-up in the office went on too long and wasn't funny enough. Violence was shocking; its aftermath fascinating.
See it if you like being surprised at the theater; you want to engage in a complex story about ambition in our contemporary society.
Don't see it if you don't like putting in the effort with a play.
See it if You want to see superb acting and to be transported to the world in the play. It was theater at its best. So shocking and visceral.
Don't see it if You don't like upsetting topics
See it if You want to see an important new play by a major new voice in American theater.
Don't see it if You can't handle anything too intense.
See it if You love ambitious, bold, intense new writing about big, taboo ideas.
Don't see it if You are jumpy with guns or prefer light and easy theater. This show is very upsetting.
See it if You want to see an original, shocking, brilliant satire with some amazing ensemble acting.
Don't see it if Modern-day satire among the silliest and most terrifying aspects of our society don't interest you.
See it if You want a truly modern and bold piece of theater, one that perfectly blends comedy and drama - and one that you will never forget.
Don't see it if You don't want to be shaken up. The play is surprisingly uplifting, but it's not without its grim view of humanity. But read it at least!
See it if you want a smart, thought-provoking drama that makes you look at our world in new ways. Fantastic play and production.
Don't see it if you're squeamish about violence.
See it if You're a woman. You're a man trying to understand women. You have engaged in political debate or struggle.
Don't see it if You have no interest in progressive politics and no patience with protesters of any stripe. Or maybe you should....
See it if you want to see an incredible piece of theatre that is hilarious, shocking, disturbing, sad and thought provoking.
Don't see it if you cannot handle shocking and intense violence.
See it if Smartly written and thoroughly engaging. A powerful emotional force of nature. One of the best things I saw in 2015
Don't see it if You don't want to see a show addressing heavy topics
See it if An excellent show - increibly inspiring! I recommend it for everyone - both women and men
Don't see it if You are not interested in the women's movement