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 A well-written story about weaving upbringing and the culture of one country with living and adapting to another.
Don't see it if A Dec. 30 close just doesn't work with your schedule.
See it if you enjoy thought provoking ideas and want to look at certain issues from more than one angle.
Don't see it if you want a neat simply tied up story or have no interest in the culture of immigrants.
See it if You enjoy complex plots &interesting characters that deal with complicated issues. Talented playwright and impressed acting
Don't see it if You are interested in light entertainment
See it if You enjoy shows where the protagonist is conflicted about where they are versus where they are from. Quite a lot to think about.
Don't see it if It’s a Broadway spectacle gray you are after.
See it if You want to see an interesting set, good acting.
Don't see it if You want a cohesive theatre experience. Too many ideas jumbled together and not one explored deeply enough. This play needs work!!
See it if you enjoy dramas about family relationships/mistakes we live with, are interested in what it means to escape to the US from another country
Don't see it if you don't like dramas about families and/or the experience of leaving your own homeland to live in the US
Also Play ends without resolving most things....need part 2 please!
See it if You like a discussions about the issues that divide and/or unite us, without being beaten over the head with current political tropes
Don't see it if You prefer light entertainment, something funny
See it if If you enjoy intelligent writing performed by more than competent performers this is a show for you
Don't see it if You have no empathy for the imigrant situation
See it if To see a very interesting story that is very well written and not a story you have seen before on stage, Heather Raffo is wonderful
Don't see it if Not into an intellectual drama, if you’re looking for something explosive, it’s very slow slow burn drama that takes patience and grace
See it if you like a reflective and sometimes complex story about family; women writers, directors, a women's reflection on adopting a new country.
Don't see it if you are looking for action over thought as the main focus of play.
See it if You are interested in the psychological impact immigrants have in adjusting to life in a new country and the dynamics of the adjustment.
Don't see it if You don't want to see a play about immigrants.
See it if Show particularly relevant for immigrants, Iraqi’s.Very good acting.performances are excellent, what I could hear of them.Don’t get the buzz
Don't see it if platitudinous.Must fix sound.Could not hear.Need mikes.derivative.1st 1/2 slow.Gains momentum till ending at fever pitch.Go for performances
See it if you want a novel spin on the classic family drama, with keen insights, strong performances and a tremendous and memorable final scene.
Don't see it if you need bold, visually enticing staging, as the set is kinda bland and most of the dialogue is at a table on one end of the stage.
See it if You are fine with an intense one act play that is focused on very serious subject matter that is relevant today.
Don't see it if You are looking for a pick-me-up and major character development.
See it if You are interested in the assimilation and PTSD issues of refugees. You like relationship dramas with a lot of conversation
Don't see it if You prefer lighter fare. You have difficulty listening to foreign accents on stage.
See it if You want to see a thought-provoking drama about refugees with excellent acting.
Don't see it if you enjoy clarity. I found the actions of the title character to be confusing at times and the play seemed somewhat choppy because of it.
See it if You're interested in how we "Americanize" ourselves, and how refugees process trauma.
Don't see it if You're looking for more than a variation on the "American Family Drama," updated for the 2010s.
See it if you get comp tickets through Show-Score Member Nights, are in the mood for serious drama that isn't too long
Don't see it if you want something lighter or musical