UP Theater Company presents this dark drama in which a missing girl becomes an opportunity for a payday. More…
Three twenty-somethings from Washington Heights “rescue” a girl and detain her, while the growing reward for her return offers visions of riches. But what they learn about themselves may prove to be a more valuable bounty as events take a dark turn.
See it if You like shows that shine a light on who people are deep down; both noble and brutal, altruistic and selfish, how we can justify greed.
Don't see it if You don't like strong conflict or are bothered by profanity.
See it if you enjoy new plays featuring strong young performers in an out of the way setting. Up Theater consistently presents cutting edge work.
Don't see it if you are averse to traveling uptown or you don't like new work. You'd be hard pressed to find a more professional group anywhere in Manhattan
See it if You want to see young actors giving a great performance. You want to see a play about how desire and greed can affect decision making.
Don't see it if You don't like seeing plays that will make you think about human kind and decisions they make that affect others.
See it if You want to be pleasantly surprised. This show is very fresh the acting is incredible you will not be disappointed
Don't see it if You don't want to see a gritty drama about how greedy people can be
See it if You enjoy exploring the effects of social/economic class differences and the lengths that some may go to improve their lives.
Don't see it if You prefer upbeat works with happy endings.
See it if you like dark, modern "morality" plays ( i.e. Sam Shepard , Stephen Adly Guirguis); are an adventurous theater-goer willing to go exploring
Don't see it if you're looking for light, unchallenging entertainment-this one will play with your values and make you wonder what people will do for $$$
See it if you like stories about happenings in NYC. But writing could be refined to concentrate on one person's journey and others influence on it.
Don't see it if you're expecting actors to enunciate and be heard or characters that you follow easily. Couldn't really tell who's story was being told.
See it if You enjoy real, emotional theater. You will have an experience and it will make you think.
Don't see it if You are offended by profanity or are looking for easy going entertainment.
See it if You want a well acted play, a raw look at actors doing their craft well, without a lot of extraneous fluff or effects.
Don't see it if You want simple, happy time passing drama
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