This new, comic and moving one-woman play centers around a woman whose life is forever changed after a terrible accident. More…
Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family-and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself.
See it if Very entertaining story. Well acted. Great sets. I especially liked how Pressley changed accents constantly and seamlessly.
Don't see it if you don't like one actor shows.
See it if An interesting take on adultery. Performance was top notch. The performer held the stage well for all 70 min. Worth a viewing.
Don't see it if You don't like one-person shows.
See it if Wonderful acting. Deep love story about reevaluating a marriage with a now comatose man. The last third is exciting, funny & moving.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy solo shows. There is a lot of character exposition, which drags a bit, but is needed to set up the ending which is a blast.
See it if u want to see a thoughtful, convincingly delivered monologue from a woman scorned & unburdening herself to her comatose philandering husband
Don't see it if you don't want to watch a woman read a text exchange from her phone for 10+ minutes.
See it if Pressley gives an highly accomplished performance around tired topic of an adultrous spouse Carroll's direction tries hard to enliven drama
Don't see it if The main plot of loveless marriage is not half as interesting as inferred story of entitled black upbringing vs modern era sensibilities
See it if you are interested in relations between upper & lower class blacks in the US.
Don't see it if you are looking for consistently compelling drama: This solo play only achieves it at the end.
See it if You like one woman shows, or you like Brenda Pressley. Great acting, an interesting story and message about love.
Don't see it if You want a super deep message. Nothing super profound here, but a story worth telling and hearing.
See it if you want to see a terrific actress at the top of her game.Play is funny and touching and real.It's a bit of a soap opera, but so well done!
Don't see it if you don't want a play that could be an episode in Dallas.It is so well done that you don't feel it is trite or hackneyed.Pressley is perfect
See it if Partly about woman dealing with tragedy and infidelity in her marriage and partly commentary on intersection of race and class.
Don't see it if you don't like one-woman shows, you're looking for more action or visual storytelling, you're not interested in African American experience
See it if A woman addresses her comatose husband. Slow build, but then it explodes. Riveting. Funny at times. Intense at others.
Don't see it if Takes a while for that build. One person shows are sometimes hard to follow in the beginning. Requires a lot of attention.
See it if solo show with a strong female whose husband is in a coma; after discovering his adultery, her soliloquy to him addresses their different*
Don't see it if you don't like hospital settings; contrived parts - she gets into his phone & communicates with the other woman as though from him
See it if the idea of a gripping monologue about a woman's conflict over her husband's comatose state and secret infidelity excites you.
Don't see it if a one-woman monologue about sensitive themes like affairs and injury/near death experiences would trouble you.
See it if you want to see an incredible performance by Brenda Pressley in a very well crafted play.
Don't see it if socio-economic distinctions within a given race yielding different perceptions is unacceptable to you
See it if you like one person performances that present an extremely realistic presentation about one's life & struggle to deal with sudden adversity.
Don't see it if you dislike one person performances that deal seriously with misfortune and meditation on one's life & choices made.
See it if An exploration in class issues, particularly in the Black community, affecting love, marriage, and children.
Don't see it if Class, parenting, female, or Black issues don't interest you. N word is triggering.
See it if you are African American or want to understand tensions of elite-educated middle class American blacks vs blacks from or still in “hood”
Don't see it if you cannot sit 70 min w/o interval listening to solliloquey of elitist assimilated American upper middle class black gal; last 15 min. good
See it if a well crafted story about a text message revelation by a married woman in a hospital room sounds interesting.
Don't see it if the idea of experiencing Master Class actress Brena Pressley tackle the juicy role of scorned wife bores you. If so, SHAME ON YOU!
See it if An engaging, relatable, companionable evening of theatre appeals. Ms. Pressley does not disappoint—tho at times hard to hear from rear rows.
Don't see it if you're averse to a solo play—in this case one act, at a leisurely pace, on single set; if you bristle at subjects of race, class or adultery
See it if being intellectually and emotionally challenged by excellent writing and deeply moving acting is for you. Be prepared to think and feel.
Don't see it if You expect all the loose ends to be tied up nicely; you don't want to think about your own potential biases from your privileged position
See it if You like one woman shows. You like a twist on cheaters and how women deal with them. The jokes and dialogue are funny and poignant
Don't see it if You don’t like one woman shows. You dislike waiting to exhale subject matter
See it if you are very interested in class issues within the African American community. This is an interesting, if unsuccessful glimpse at them.
Don't see it if you dislike awkward, one-person shows. This doesn't really work in terms of concept, writing or staging. It is kind of dull and artificial.