One Year Lease Theater Company presents this world premiere about an illicit affair between a high school math teacher and her fifteen year-old student, told through the eyes of the student's cell phone. More…
In 'please excuse my dear aunt sally' the narrator tries to break down complicated human experiences through an order of operations you may remember from middle school. A breakneck journey from pockets to purses, through text messages and photo galleries, 'please excuse my dear aunt sally' takes us inside a unique perspective on human interaction, and tries to unpack some of life's most complex equations.
See it if you enjoy stories that are told in unusual ways.
Don't see it if you prefer to see actors doing things rather than having narrators tell you what the actors are doing.
See it if you like a unique narrator (cell phone). Dialog is a kind of chanting, echoing effect. Tells the story well and builds to an emotional end
Don't see it if you don't like experimental theater
See it if you want ingenious, energized storytelling with nuanced relationships, lovely theatrical touches, and skillful craftsmanship all around
Don't see it if you don't think dark stories can come in bright packages
See it if you are a theater professional! The show is masterfully directed, inventive and inspiring.
Don't see it if you can't look past flawed material. The play is very good, but would've been better if the protagonist was "of age" rather than 15.
See it if you're looking for a show with great staging and a versatile cast.
Don't see it if you are looking for something flashy. This show is very intimate.
See it if If you want to see a piece of art that is beautifully staged. The actors seamlessly work together in this ensemble piece.
Don't see it if Not good for kids under 18.