Abrons Arts Center presents a new drama about Dennis Toledo, a troubled Iraq vet and shoe salesman who's suddenly forced to go sober. More…
Dennis has managed to anesthetize the enduring wounds of his service with prescription drugs. But when he’s arrested on a domestic violence charge and sentenced to Brooklyn Treatment Court, he’s forced to find new ways to handle his volatile tangle of emotions. Further upheaval with his wife leaves him perched on the edge of recovery with an all-consuming drive to win full custody of his six-year-old daughter.
See it if Vet tries to make a future for himself while suffering from PTSD. I was glued to my seat and drawn into this man's life.
Don't see it if You are not interested in a story set in the present day, dealing with real life vets issues.
Also Terrific writing and acting. Excellent use of the set.
See it if You want to see a complex well written story about a vet dealing with ptsd. It was a very emotionally compelling play.
Don't see it if You don't want to feel frustrated and helpless with regard to vets who need help after returning home.
See it if An important topic which hits many real issues in the struggle to regain control of ones life after serious problems.
Don't see it if It just does not present its characters as believable human beings. The script and direction undermine authenticity despite actors effort.
See it if crucial play about the psychological toll combat takes on veterans, and the struggle to adjust to life.We feel his fear and helplessness.
Don't see it if .....just see it! do not miss it.
See it if An evening of mostly absorbing drama about PTSD interests you. There's little boredom here.
Don't see it if If you are put off by an aggressive protagonist and a cliched ending.
See it if you want something that's a bit out of the box in structure and source. Staging is pretty dope.
Don't see it if you want something classical where you'll understand every single coated meaning.
See it if you can hab=ndle an intense drama that is not exactly a feel-good show but tells of something important and very real.
Don't see it if you expect to be entertained, lulled into the comfortable numbness, and fed silly lines all the time when you're in a theater.