Ten Bones Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Pete McElligott’s dark comedy about two strangers trapped in a hospital waiting room. More…
They sit there feebly trying to restart their lives and failing fantastically as the hospital possibly burns down around them.
See it if Two men in a waiting room strike up an amusing conversation. Layers of plot and meaning unfold as the play becomes more serious.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy questions about coping with life and death, mixed with absurdist humor.
Also The Star Wars improv afterward at 10 pm was great too!
See it if you like funny, meditative character pieces that are brilliantly written and masterfully performed.
Don't see it if you want to be uplifted. You may leave the theatre depressed.
See it if You appreciate absurd, black humor performed by very gifted actors. Play looks at the value & meaning of life/death from hospital wait room.
Don't see it if You will find this difficult if you've had a loved one die or seriously ill. The actors & script are great but the play needs editing.
See it if You have ever wondered about the people you sitting with in a public space.
Don't see it if You're looking for light and breezy entertainment
See it if the commonplace raised to the profound interests you, humor derived from absurdity of most situations we find ourselves and others in
Don't see it if confrontation with mortality and the thought process itself are against your belief system, you can't recognize humor in the mundane
See it if You want to see a play about two men in a waiting room of a hospital and how they each deal with their grief.
Don't see it if You are not interested in a performance with minimal actors and one actor playing several parts.
See it if want an entertaining and catchy play about life and death. I was caught up in it a few minutes in.
Don't see it if you don't like discussions about things that happen in hospitals.
See it if you're ready for a burst of off Broadway brilliance: fresh, insightful, real take on life, death, bonding, wide mood swing, reaction to all
Don't see it if you don't grasp or like rapid dialog, ironically funny sexual and film references, death theme with comic relief, plot twist, Far E. Village
See it if want to witness life and death issues pulled apart, twisted, and turned around again in a convincing, realistic and humorous way.
Don't see it if you recently lost a loved one and are not ready to hear phrases like "it could have been worse".
See it if you like a drama that has good acting, makes you both cry, and laugh, and is thought provoking.
Don't see it if you like musicals.
See it if You want your funny bone tickled while you think about the meaning of life and death.
Don't see it if You'll do anything to avoid facing the big existential questions.
See it if you want a fun time thinking about life and death issues. It grabs you by the heart and head and drags you into places you need to go.
Don't see it if you don't like to mix humor with philosophical thoughts on living/dying and all the life that's between these two opposite yet same places.
See it if You want to laugh. You want to cry. You have to want to do both those things, though the crying didn't hit me until the very end.
Don't see it if You don't want to hear about death and meaning (or lack thereof) in life and in grief in a comedy. It's 90 minutes of mostly 2 guys talking.
See it if JUST SEE IT ! A great show with the two main characters dealing with recent deaths of a loved one. Thoughtful and humorous, it is a must see
Don't see it if NO REASON NOT TO ! If the subject of death annoys you and making fun of the way people choose to deal with it offends you, then skip this.
See it if You want to see a clever, interesting process that really does not add up to any new insights.
Don't see it if You don't want to think about what you are seeing
See it if you enjoy intense theatre about two people who randomly find themselves in a hospital waiting room. interesting. challenging. funny at times
Don't see it if Challenging, slow, a bit depressing. sometimes funny but not terrific.
See it if You like well written and acted play that is both funny and thought provoking.
Don't see it if You don't like heavy subjects including death or aren't comfortable with provanity.
See it if you're up for the challenge of seeing death and unspeakable tragedy dealt with in scandalously funny terms. Wonderful performances.
Don't see it if I think it successfully walks the tightrope between glib & poignant on death, grief, and catastrophe, but some won't tolerate the glibness.
See it if you want to see a brilliant, darkly comic show about mortality, grief and regret. Explores the existential with quirky, masterful ease.
Don't see it if you want to believe that life is hunky dory and you don't like shows that deal with death, or the meaning of life.