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No Wake

From 33 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing, Slow, Great writing

About the show

Route 66 Theatre Company & Bella Vita Entertainment present a drama about the grieving process and the unexpected consequences it can bring. More…

Nolan and Rebecca have moved on since their divorce—she to a new husband and he to a series of failed relationships. However, when a tragedy brings them back together, they're forced to navigate a web of grief and guilt that leads to tears, laughter, and, ultimately, hope. 

Member Reviews (33)


Great acting, Intelligent, Absorbing, Slow, Great writing
Avg Score

During previews
Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if you want an intimate night of theatre. Small space - can really feel the emotions of the actors. Hard subject to tackle, but well done.

Don't see it if do not want to deal with the subject of suicide or have a troubled relationship with your children. The beginning was a little slow.

During previews
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if you want an all around great show and can find some humor in tragedy. The male lead actors are perfectly casted. The writing was very real.

Don't see it if you're expecting a big stage production, they make great use of the small space.

During previews
Interesting, sad tale, touching, Clever, Entertaining, Intense, Slow

See it if you like family dramas

Don't see it if you don't want to hear about a suicide

During previews
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Cliched

See it if You want an intense intimate, quite depressing show well acted and definitely worthy.

Don't see it if You want a frivolous night out.

During previews
Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Edgy, Intense

See it if you enjoy watching a good drama about family and relationships.

Don't see it if you only enjoy watching upbeat plays.

During previews
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Relevant, Delightful

See it if 59E59 definitely never dissappoints. Stellar cast, a crisply written moving script. Tovar was so effective and steals the show.

Don't see it if If you prefer straight up drama. But I don't see any reasonnot see this.

Also Tovar should have disrobed on that scene for the delight of the audien... Read more Read less

During previews
Disappointing, Slow, Over-written, Tedious

See it if You enjoy plays that confront loss, indecision and relationships without challenging the viewer with new ideas.

Don't see it if You seek well-written dialogue or hope to gain a fresh perspective on how grief and loss can affect families.

During previews
Great acting, Confusing, Absorbing

See it if you have been divorced and can relate to certain situations, fantastic acting and minimal set design but one understands the different scene

Don't see it if you don't like heavy drama, looking for a lot of comic situations

October 4th, 2017
“Donnelly leaks out the details of his play in tantalizing microdoses… Director Brady and designer Buderwitz, perhaps constrained by the dimensions of 59E59’s miniscule Theater C, short-shrift the atmosphere by suggesting a generic motel in lieu of the country inn specified in the script. Still, ...
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October 7th, 2017
"An affecting drama, one that truly captures the emotions of people who are dealing with an indescribable tragedy...'No Wake' is an honest depiction of how people cope in the aftermath of death, yet it also shows the humorous moments that occur in everyday life...The actors are excellent in their...
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October 4th, 2017
"'No Wake' begins just after a memorial service...But while the expected companions of grief, blame, and self-recrimination are certainly on hand, the play takes a surprising turn and becomes a funny, sad, messy love story...Thanks to excellent performances by the three cast members under Veronic...
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October 5th, 2017
"Constrained by their underwritten characters and banal dialogue, the charming and talented Stef Tovar and Tricia Small flail around earnestly. With such poor material and a confined playing area, all director Veronica Brady can do is skillfully position the actors and keep the pace up...'No Wake...
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