Wide Eyed Productions and the Mastodon Theatre Company present a play about a young hoarder trapped by her own belongings, and her sister who's trying to help clean up the mess. More…
Unable to throw anything away, Naomi becomes a prisoner in her own home. Her sister attempts an intervention, which unlocks old resentments and secrets, such as the fate of their missing sister, Margo, who disappeared years before.
See it if You want to see a well-acted play dealing with the emotional fear leading to hoarding and the toll it takes on those trying to help.
Don't see it if You are not interested in a play about 2 sisters helping a younger sister with hoarding issues, and secrets that destroyed relationships.
See it if Riveting story about the psychological motivations & challenges of a hoarder, and the impact on those that love and try to help them
Don't see it if If clutter makes you anxious/ uncomfortable.. I also thought the ending did not do the play justice-- it takes a weird turn in the last 15
See it if like great acting, and excellent dialog
Don't see it if do not like clutter, since it is so well conveyed not only in the demonstrative way but also in the meaningful way.
See it if you like insights into one person's behavioral response to a life event. Not judgmental.
Don't see it if you don't like psychological explorations
See it if you are interested in female-driven theatre, absorbing acting, and heightened text.
Don't see it if you need tidy resolutions, or are plot-focused.
See it if you want to see show with lots of twists and turns, and if you like to be challenged by a show
Don't see it if you prefer upbeat comedies or musicals to tougher subjects (about hoarding)
See it if If you like family dramas and aren't afraid of more taboo subjects being addressed on stage
Don't see it if You don't want to see a cast of all women perform or you like answers for every question the play raises
See it if You're interested in seeing into the mind of a hoarder; if you like more surreal/modern work
Don't see it if Depictions of mental illness upset you; if you don't like to think while watching a show
See it if The concept of the reasons people become hoarders interests you. The play is very well acted and the set is stunning in its precise detail.
Don't see it if You are not interested in the theme of hoarding as that is this play's only theme. You don't like off off B'way style dramas.
See it if An insightful (author had been a hoarder) well written piece of causes & bonds in a family leading to 1 young woman's falling apart, appeals
Don't see it if The subject matter is too taboo or (!) messy. Or, if a play featuring, and about the relationships between, sisters is a turn off.
See it if You like plays about relationships between sisters or ever wondered what really goes on in the mind of a hoarder. Intense and heartbreaking.
Don't see it if You don't want to see sisters behaving like real sisters. squabbling, not always liking, but always there for each other.