Already closed | 1h 30m | Queens

In the Car with Blossom and Len

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Members say: Slow, Funny, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Dated

About the show

In this new drama at the Queens Theatre, when a chemical engineer's adult daughter discovers a basket full of unpaid bills for his lab, it unveils a lifetime of secrets. More…

Throughout their childhood, Holly and Fern's parents were wildly unpredictable, endearingly neurotic, and blatantly dysfunctional. Now in their eighties, they are facing the biggest crises of their lives, and it’s up to Holly and Fern to lend a hand. 'In the Car with Blossom and Len' is a biting and poignant comedy about growing up and growing old, not necessarily in that order.

1h 30m | Already closed | Queens Theatre (Queens)

Member Reviews (1)

MEMBERS SAY:

Slow, Funny, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Dated

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Slow, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Funny, Dated

See it if You like simple stories about families and parents growing old

Don't see it if You want to see a deeper drama and not the same old simple plot that's unremarkable


November 18th, 2016
"The play just isn't all that funny, though the audience laughed throughout. It's objectively depressing, albeit all too common, family drama…The play has some very nice moments…The last third of the play is the strongest, though one might say that the ending is too pat…Great art happens when the...
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March 4th, 2015
for a previous production "There is a great deal of humor in the play, and, largely, it derives from character and situation. However, there are occasions when author Joni Fritz and director Lynne Taylor-Corbett reach for easy, sitcom humor based on Blossom and Len's expanding disabilities...Also, the dénouement is too ne...
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February 24th, 2015
for a previous production "It’s a comedy, though it’s pretty horrifying when dealing with the state of denial that Len and Blossom are living in…There are plenty of laughs, along the way, at the absurdity of it all. The ending is bittersweet. This being a comedy, everything does work itself out, more or less—maybe a littl...
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