Oscar winner Marisa Tomei and Tony winner Lena Hall star in Sarah Ruhl's new play at Lincoln Center about the boundaries of monogamy, the limits of friendship, and what happens when parents indulge their wild sides. More…
At a dinner party in New Jersey, George (Marisa Tomei) and her husband talk with a fellow married couple about a younger acquaintance—a polyamorous woman (Lena Hall) who also hunts her own meat. Fascinated, they invite this mysterious woman and her two live-in boyfriends to a New Year’s Eve party which alters the course of their lives.
See it if you like fresh ideas explored on stage, in this case polyamory, group sex & friendship between couples, appreciate Marisa Tomei's talent
Don't see it if Post modern sexual behavior and graphic talk disturbs you, you are not a fan of magical realism or allegories, you need plots wrapped up
See it if 1st act features Bob Carol Ted Alice-like shocking and hilarious foursome, charismatic Lena Hall, winning Marisa Tomei
Don't see it if incoherent 2nd act goes NOWHERE in extending plot/rich themes of scandalous 1st act, becomes banal appeal to love thy neighbor
See it if You're interested in hearing a topical, relevant discussion on modern love and sexuality.
Don't see it if Frank discussions of sex, bisexuality, polyamory and topics of that ilk make you cringe, even if they're humorous.
See it if Want to discover new sexual mores. Are over 14; are used to Sara Ruhl plays; A great cast led by Marisa Tomei; Polyamory explained
Don't see it if Sexual scenes upset you Nakedness upsets you Men caressing upsets you Group sex upsets you You are close minded
See it if See if for the naturalistic, absorbing performance of Marisa Tomei.
Don't see it if The actors are good but they have little to work with. The play is convoluted and loses any meaning/message it might have wanted to convey.
See it if You are interested in issues regarding polyamory, open marriage, bi-curious, permissive parenting, veganism, ethical carnivores, hunting etc
Don't see it if You want a neat, tidy show
See it if You enjoy a great ensemble cast with a quirky story premise that is fun and interesting and definitely a little odd.
Don't see it if You need your story to be straightforward. The oddness adds to the appeal here.
See it if Act I was hysterical - smart, funny and relevant, if a bit cliched. It flew by. Marisa Tomei really commits to her character.
Don't see it if Act II went to a very weird and unpleasant place. Started looking at my watch after 20 minutes.
See it if You are interested in an unusual exploration of sexuality and friendship in and out of marriage.
Don't see it if Explicit talk and some overt acts of sexuality, specially non-traditional sexuality would offend you.
See it if you enjoy Sarah Ruhl's take on modern relationships, Marisa Tomei and Lena Hall amongst two in the cast that shines
Don't see it if you have Puritanical values, they will be shaken
See it if You Like Sarah Ruhl, enjoy quirky dramady's with imaginative journey's for the ensemble cast. Very well paced. Marisa Tomei's the stand out
Don't see it if You don't like plays about sex or sex talk, polygamy, orgies, fantasy. Also the author tackle dozens of marital themes, not settling on one.
See it if you think Lincoln Center is rewarding... no exception here. Tomei and Weigart are on-pointe, Hall is engaging. Well worth a night-out.
Don't see it if a little same-sex PDF is not cool w/you. Subject matter is clear, but your loss if you miss seeing this show. Story/theme is SO much more.
See it if you can stand a disappointing story involving loose-morals, sexuality, and tries-too-hard-to-be-edgy moments. Marisa Tomei is too good here.
Don't see it if uncomfortable with sexuality, nudity, and talk about animal slaughter. Tomei is far too wasted in this production with too many themes.
See it if if you would like to stretch the concept of monogamy and/or you are a fan of Marissa Tomei.
Don't see it if you want a play to answer all its questions , especially those of a supernatural nature.
See it if You want to experience a unique play that tackles issues not often addressed on stage,such as polyamory. Excellent performances.
Don't see it if You prefer plays dealing with more traditional subject matter.
See it if you like to check out new work or are a fan of Sarah Ruhl's work. Worth a visit for the great cast, standouts are Marisa Tomie & Lena Hall.
Don't see it if you are a prude and/or do not have an open mind
See it if you are already a fan of Sarah Ruhl or want to see Lena Hall slay with "She'll Be Coming Around The Mountain".
Don't see it if you dislike 4th wall breaking, unresolved metaphors, or whiny middle-aged couples.
See it if You are a Marisa Tomei fan. Like relationship oriented plays with a fantastical bent.
Don't see it if Are offended by blatant sexuality and/or references to polyamory.
Also Several entertaining characters, but the play doesn't hang together.
See it if you're a fan of Sarah Ruhl ( 3d recent LTC play) & you're game to muse about how relationships alter the boxes we—or others—may put us in.
Don't see it if you're looking for light-hearted, straight-laced, or more prim fare or don't want to contemplate marriage or parenthood impacting identity.
See it if Marisa Tomei leads a first rate cast; Sarah Ruhl continues to explore the sexual awakening of her characters
Don't see it if The fantastical often occurs in the play
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