Cherry Lane Theatre presents the world premiere of Israel Horovitz's comedy about four women and the 100-year-old man who loved them. Starring Judith Ivey and Estelle Parsons. More…
In Israel Horovitz's new comedy, four women arrive in Paris for the funeral of a 100 year-old man who loved each of them variously and simultaneously. For 24 hours they share his apartment, delicious secrets, and a dead cat. This intimate play stars Francesca Choy-Kee, Angelina Fiordellisi, two-time Tony winner Judith Ivey, and Oscar winner Estelle Parsons.
See it if you want see Judith Ivey and Estelle Parsons at the top of their game. The other two actresses do themselves proud as well.
Don't see it if you are not ready for some old time humor. It is not quite thought provoking but a welcome 2 hours of even treating suicide with a dash...
See it if you're a fan of the stars,like meaningless comedies with no character development or real plot, unbelievable situations, nonsense
Don't see it if you go for intelligent comedies in which characters behave believably & whose issues come naturally from the plot, or hate easy, cheap jokes
See it if You love great acting by powerhouse actresses, a funny sitcom plot, and laugh-out loud scenarios.
Don't see it if You're looking for something serious or if you don't like to laugh.
See it if you want to see Estelle Parsons and Judith Ivey in action on a spectacular set and if you enjoy really light summer entertainment
Don't see it if you expect some substance along with your fluff or if your tolerance for cunnilingus jokes has already been reached.
See it if you enjoy comedy that is a bit over-the-top, acerbic old ladies, good acting, amusing plot; and, of course, Estelle Parsons and Judith Ivey!
Don't see it if you are very young and can't appreciate what it means to have lived a long and interesting life; no other reason to not see it.
See it if you want a very good laugh delivered by 2 pros - Ivey and Parsons.
Don't see it if you want a sensible story. The plot is unbelievable but hysterical.
See it if You are an intelligent, sophisticated Baby Boomer enjoying fresh views of relationships between women and men and other women
Don't see it if You are very young, unintelligent or do not have a strong command of English to appreciate comedic nuance and double entendre
See it if You want to see comedic actresses at the top of their game, you enjoy gallows humor, you don't mind adult language/references.
Don't see it if You can't find the thought of suicide funny under any circumstance, you don't want to exert effort to understand an overdone French accent.
See it if enjoy laughing at others' mistakes; well written, well acted plays performed primarily by talented elderly women; funny, emotional dramedies
Don't see it if you're concerned about aging, infidelity, suicide, May-Dec romances, and cunnilingus or, as the man is described, "he's very cunnilingual"
See it if you'd love seeing Estelle Parsons & Judith Ivey get their groove on. Story about reunion of wives & girlfriends of man at his funeral.
Don't see it if you aren't interested in a story about love everlasting with a womanizing man.
See it if you like to laugh; you like good older actresses (parsons, ivey); you like situation comedy; you like good old fashioned funny writing
Don't see it if you don't like silly stories; don't like situation comedy; don't enjoy laughing.
See it if you miss Neil Simon (and can forget how well Simon wrote this type of sit-com).
Don't see it if expect two great stars to make an otherwise bland comedy into something special.
See it if You like plays that are on the smaller size and want to laugh.
Don't see it if Plays that deal with cheating and suicide upset you. The start of the play is a bit slow but it picks up.
See it if If you want to see a talented well seasoned cast dealing with the complexities of human relationships. Ms. Parsons is terrific!
Don't see it if You don't want to even think about anyone's sexuality in old age.
See it if You want to see 4 perfectly-cast women go head to head in a well-written comedy.
Don't see it if You're looking for anything serious or lasting. Also, avoid sitting in the very back of the theatre. It felt miles away.
See it if You need some rip-roaring humor. Fab performances by Estelle Parsons & Judith Ivey. Young Francesca Choy Kee is great! Go see this fun play!
Don't see it if You don't like smaller venues but this one is lovely! Can't think of any reason not to go. Runs thru 7/31/16. So go now!