Wry and bittersweet, Primary Stages's new drama is a portrait of five Godless and God-loving people finding that their struggles bring them together in unexpected ways. More…
With her mom undergoing chemotherapy, Hiro, a NYC transplant, returns home to Kentucky after years away, struggling to let go of the demons she inherited. Sophie, her born-again Christian sister, confronts her faith while tackling inevitable adversity. James, their recovering alcoholic father, wants to repair his fractured relationship with his daughters. And John, an old classmate and thirty-something single dad, worries about leaving a lasting legacy for his only son.
See it if You want a well acted play about family dynamics when one of the parents get sick. Some performances are truly standouts.
Don't see it if You don't like plays that deal with the dysfunctional family. However, I think everyone will take something away from this play.
See it if This show hits all the marks successfully. A play to which anyone who has parents (esp old or sick) & siblings, can relate. Funny & poignant
Don't see it if It's a sassy, fun play which has moments of uncomfortable unavoidable truths which will occur when estranged family must reunite. Well done~
See it if My cousin once asked me “don’t you get tired of seeing so much crap?” I told her that once in a while you see something that is great.
Don't see it if If you don’t want to laugh and cry at the same play
See it if Like play performed by 5 supertalanted actors, who make you to believe that they are real stuggling family hoping for the miracle
Don't see it if dislike any cancer related issues,do not want to cry and to feel empathy. Had cancer related death in family-will bring sad memories back.
See it if You enjoy touching plays about dying and lasting family plays. Discussions of coming to terms with your home and family.
Don't see it if You mind some cliches and a first half of the play that is a bit over the top in establishing each persons basic personality.
See it if You want to see a drama about a dysfunctional family coming together in a time of serious illness. Great performances all around.
Don't see it if Themes of death and suffering might disturb you. Some parts are represented very graphically.
See it if stuffed with sitcom humor and thin characters. unfortunately, the brutal subject matter act a substitute for dimensional characters
Don't see it if let down by all aspects of this piece. directing and design felt uninspired, and many performances felt cartoonish at times
See it if See it for the moving depiction of a woman in treatment (hopelessly) for cancer.
Don't see it if you’re averse to seeing (yet another) play that brings together quirky family members to air out their mutual complaints and resentments.
See it if the denial and realities of death and dying, as looked at through the lens of a sweet and powerful character, appeals. Ako made the show.
Don't see it if you can't handle death and dying. You'll get annoyed at the hammed up acting from the two daughters. Good writing, poor direction?
See it if You enjoy dramas about dysfunctional families, dealing with a dying parent, confronting and accepting the past.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with character dying of cancer. Some writing was good but at times seemed too much like a sappy melodrama.
See it if To hear a sweet story about family, there are some touching moments, good actors overall, set in modern Kentucky which is really interesting
Don't see it if It’s not the most profound story I have ever seen, but it is enjoyable, don’t come looking to see innovation
See it if Ms. Nanako-Winkler's writing is funny, absorbing, and heartbreaking. With the SUPERIOR performances, I felt like I was seeing old friends.
Don't see it if Not for small children. Whatever. Get a babysitter and don't miss this!