Based on a true story that originally appeared in the New York Times Modern Love column, this solo show offers a comic look at living with Parkinson's. More…
At age 47, Phil's wife is diagnosed with Parkinson's. This sends him on a roller-coaster ride through an escalating mountain of pills, dangerous liaisons, questions of manhood and womanhood, desire, faith, and love. On this ride, he finds himself exploring whether our personalities and passions may be little more than tamper-resistant chemical reactions stirred up in our brains.
All proceeds benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
See it if You like one person shows, or shows about family dynamics. Also an interest in medicine or science.
Don't see it if You are looking for a big extravaganza or are easily offended.
See it if You enjoy topical subjects, a one-man, multiple character piece that moves, educates and entertains.
Don't see it if You want to see a large, extensively produced theatre piece and don’t like to deal with difficult medical issues.
See it if you have any connection with Parkinsons Disease. Unfortunately, we know pd for over 26 years and it hit home with a lot of topics.
Don't see it if you don't care to be educated about a debilitating disease with humor. It only hits a few of the symptoms but pd is very individual/person.
See it if Refreshing & entertaining take on the serious topic of Parkinson's Disease. Funny & well performed by Nick Koesters, friend of the writer.
Don't see it if Unless you cannot deal with anything pertaining to the topic of Parkinson's, good play to see. 90 minutes of humor and compassion.
See it if you want to laugh along with Nick as he uses humor to cope with a disease such as Parkinson's, and even discusses the positive side effects.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy someone laughing at a disease such as Parkinson's. Don't enjoy one-man shows in a small theater with few props
See it if You know someone with Parkinson’s and want to learn what it’s like living with it and want to support Michael j Fox’s Charity
Don't see it if You don’t like 1 man shows or are uncomfortable with shows speaking about sex
See it if They want an entertaining, well acted view of living with Parkinson's disease and the side effects of medications
Don't see it if You love the pharmaceutical companies or you are looking for a romantic musical about Viagra
See it if If you like stand up comedy, one man show, displaying the dark side of Parkinson disease, heavy drug use wt a mixture of humor
Don't see it if You are not fan of listening to the effects of a disease that changes every aspect of life, not only for the patient but ppl around it
See it if you enjoy one person shows & good writing; you'd like to see some humor in a dark situation. You won't mind some overacting & minimal sets.
Don't see it if seeing a show about a spouse with Parkinson's will hit too close to home; you don't like 1 person shows and/or minimal sets.
See it if you can appreciate a solo show about finding humor in coping with illness. It's real, it's funny, it's compassionate, and, at times, sad.
Don't see it if You are offended by anyone making jokes about serious health issues.
See it if You need a break from serious discussion of a major disease. Treats subject with respect and is pretty funny. Benefits the MJF Foundation.
Don't see it if You are too close to Parkinsons (or other major disease) to hear jokes about it. Heavy focus on sex - the easy joke.
See it if Curious or care about Parkinson’s and it’s side affects; enjoy one-man show; most characters are funny
Don't see it if Not a fan of sex-related jokes; not into solo comedy; expecting a more dramatic and profound angle into this incurable disease;
See it if you find it cathartic to find some humor in the horror of situations like Parkinson's or if you read the Modern Love column and wanted more.
Don't see it if you would be frustrated by the focus being less on the person with Parkinson's than on the marital dynamic, or if you hate one-person shows.
See it if You're up for a piece of good work in service of good works. Koesters is terrific telling this true tale of an onset of Parkinson's Disease.
Don't see it if No reason not to. Well written and performed, its humor is uplifting and goes a long way to raising an awareness of this incurable disease.
See it if you like one man shows, comedies focused on how a medical diagnosis impacts ones life.
Don't see it if you dont want show about medical issues. Tired of the portrayal of men wanting sex vs women not.
See it if Funny & poignant at the same time.The writer uses humor to cope, connect, and bring awareness to Parkinson's.Inspiring &humorous.See it !
Don't see it if see it!This play is important,& all the proceeds benefit The Michael J.Fox Foundation.Also, you will enjoy the performance of Nick Koesters.
See it if solo shows with good scripts are enough for you, or if you have any connection to or curiosity about Parkinson's.
Don't see it if you're tired of disease plays, although this one has a good combination of humor and seriousness. It's a small show with a lot of heart.
See it if You can get past the subject matter and just laugh at a very clever presentation
Don't see it if You think you will have trouble getting past the tragic nature of this subject matter
See it if It’s one mans journey through his family’s experience with Parkinson’s, but also with keeping a secret about facing a degenerative condition
Don't see it if It’s an amusing take on a serious situation, not laugh out loud funny though he tries hard. A little overacting but genuine sentiment.
See it if Interesting performance and comedic approach to a terrible disease.
Don't see it if Hyper sexuality is the main focus of the show. Too exaggerated. Also, Parkinsons is NOT FATAL. It is horrible .
See it if you want to see a show about one family's dealing with a devastating disease. Contains a strong warning about family "secrets".
Don't see it if you want big fully developed production with great depth
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