Playwrights Horizons' new drama about an Iraqi-American charts the intricate pathways of motherhood and marriage — and the fragile architecture of what we call home. Based on Ibsen's "A Doll's House." More…
Eight years ago, Noura and her family fled their home in Iraq. Today, she plans the perfect Christmas dinner to celebrate their new life in New York. But when the arrival of a visitor stirs up long-buried memories, she and her husband are forced to confront the cost of their choices, and retrace the past they left behind.
See it if You want to see a play about people from Iraq trying to fit in and live in America
Don't see it if If you are hoping to make a connection and feel for any of the characters in the play. I don’t think many people can relate to this
See it if There are some strong performances and lovely moments in this muddled, unfocused, poorly written, even more poorly staged play.
Don't see it if Ultimately, the play is an aimless 75 minutes that inexplicably and clumsily explodes into a fraught crisis drama for the final 15 minutes.