Playwrights Horizons presents this world premiere comedy, which charts the breakdown of empathy that happens when we think our rights are secure, revealing conservative hearts where you’d least expect. More…
It’s a faraway age of hope and inclusivity; in other words, it’s 2015. When a tight-knit circle of married gays and lesbians – comfy in the new mainstream – sees themselves through the eyes of their rakish transgender pal, it’s clear that the march toward progress is anything but unified.
See it if you want to see a kitchen-sink LGBTQQIA+ comedy full of sitcom-style quips that struggles to find deep meaning from a shallow script.
Don't see it if you aren't a fan of JTF's Modern Family character; you're not progressive; you expect a sturdy log cabin from this flimsy house of straw.
See it if you're interested in LGBT issues, especially transgender issues, like stories about makeshift families and seeing diversity onstage
Don't see it if Not comfortable with LGBT issues on stage or with a transperson in a major role, have trouble with babies talking out loud, resent diversity
See it if you're interested in an inventive play that takes a stab at the discussion between gay and trans people though it maybe doesn't quite land.
Don't see it if you'd be frustrated by a show that never quite fully realizes its potential. This show is almost there!
See it if you enjoy challenging theatre that explores the complications of LGBTQ relations. You’ll learn that you can’t paint in broad strokes.
Don't see it if you’re not interested in LGBTQ themes or are looking for something mindless and easy.
See it if you like an intelligent drama about gay couples and transgender issues. The discussions between the characters were very compelling.
Don't see it if you do not want to see a play about gay couples, and gay and transgender issues.
See it if you want to see an entertaining play that also tackles serious gender and social issues. Great ensemble of actors.
Don't see it if you're homophobic/transphobic or don't want to see a play about contemporary talking points. Not so insightful, but does raise questions.
See it if you like good writing & acting. Deals with LGBT issues, emphasis on the T. Uncovers prejudices we like to think we don't have. Very funny.
Don't see it if you are homophobic.You won't get it.Play shows how LGBT relationships are at heart same as straight ones. Also shows lingering biases.
See it if interested in liberal infighting (who isn’t?) & what's needed to overcome it. Fast-moving play really nails the breathless rate of change.
Don't see it if you want immediate gratification. Won’t hit you w/ big, passionate emotions but lots of food for thought if you’re inclined to mull it over.
See it if you enjoy a play featuring contemporary relationships and the newness of the transgender identity
Don't see it if a slightly stentorian Jesse Tyler Ferguson is upsetting to you. The gay and transgender issues may be confusing and trite if you are neithr
See it if you like fun dialogue, off beat characters and a new take on the LGBT community
Don't see it if you expect a cohesive play with a well formed story.
See it if LGBT issues interest you. 2 G&L couples explore marriage & having kids; add a T&Bi couple to the kids-having mix; stir & see what you get.
Don't see it if any of the above is not for you. There's A LOT to take in, including a little self-love (tactfully turned slightly sideways) all in 90min.
See it if New, vibrant, funny, interesting plays about sexual politics and interpersonal Brooklyn relations have ever crossed your mind.
Don't see it if plays about gender, sexual, and race relations aren't your cuppa. You don't care about the families of Ft. Greene residents.
See it if You like that it has the currently requisite transgender issue, has Jesse, and reveals that the queer community is as blind as the rest.
Don't see it if You do not care for the didactic, try too hard dialogue, and heavy moralizing, or would prefer a fun evening out.
See it if a drama about a circle of gay friends facing a unusual addition to their circle sounds interesting.
Don't see it if you find the inner lives of a circle of gay friends to be something unnatural and unwelcomed. SHAME ON YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!
See it if Wonderful reflection on the transgender experience with surprising twists, clever writing and great acting.
Don't see it if you will be annoyed by a quirky subplot with unexpected reflections by unlikely characters--
See it if to see an attractive production of a well-meaning play; to support work that can advance constructive discussion of relationship dynamics.
Don't see it if expect appealing, fully dimensional roles. Commendable ensemble performance but characters are self-involved, irritating—nearly stereotypes.
See it if you want to see a thoroughly entertaining show about relationships
Don't see it if you don't like seeing shows about gay and transgender relationships
See it if LGBT all the way. 2 interracial homosexual couples and a transgendered. Topical issues galore. Great space. Total frames. If these interest
Don't see it if You, than it's a must see. If you're offended by the above or slurs, then don't see. I thoroughly enjoyed it. It's a refreshing take on life
See it if you want a play that deals with thorny in-community issues in an intelligent, thoughtful way
Don't see it if you need a pat ending or argument and don't like being confronted with all the work we still have to do
See it if You are a fan of Jesse Tyler Ferguson. You are interested in sexual politics and political correctness in a humorous context.
Don't see it if You are not interested in the gay, lesbian, trans scene or the conflicts of the new modern family.
See it if JT Ferguson fan. Horizons fan. Uber broad minded. Enjoy cheese chats on great spinning sets. Have money to burn in cozy venue.
Don't see it if Had enough LGBTQ theater to last a lifetime. Absolutely relentless theme here.
See it if You're interested in a play that deals with issues currently being dealt with in the LGBT community.
Don't see it if There's a lack of consistency in the writing. However, the play is thought provoking and often very funny.
See it if you enjoy a show with great acting and writing, and are a fan of Jesse Tyler Ferguson...
Don't see it if you want a fast paced show...
See it if you like relationship themes with a good mix of humor and drama
Don't see it if you want a full-fledged comedy or are not accepting of gay and trans rights
See it if Jordan Harrison’s tone feels more commercial than his other work; pushes discussions of defining one’s identity/acceptance.
Don't see it if Privilege, normalcy, racism, narrow-minded vs progressive views, marriage, parenthood; debates important topics within LGBTQ community.