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 would like to support the cause of finding a cure for Parkinson’s.
Don't see it if you are expecting a play that engages the experience of living with a person who is experiencing the progress of Parkinson’s disease.
See it if You like one man shows that try to be funny about diseases (Parkinson’s).
Don't see it if you have a problem with one man shows or laughing at diseases coming from a manic actor .
See it if you appreciate an appealing performer's effort and a one person show about dealing with a loved one's terminal illness.
Don't see it if you expect a comedian to be funny rather than delve into the sad situation about the effects of a wife's illness on a husband and daughter.
See it if You like 1 man solos in an intimate setting.
Don't see it if You want a deep thoughtful exploration of the complexities of dealing with serious disease and it’s ramifications on the family it’snot here
See it if YOu enjoy humor that really touches real life situations. The writer really reveals so much of himself
Don't see it if YOu can't hear stories of disease and its effects on life
See it if You have strong feelings about Parkinson's disease. Too much talk of sex and not enough talk of his dying wife, I thought.
Don't see it if You don't like one man shows.
See it if Enjoy one-man shows, like a funny and touching story.
Don't see it if Want to see a big set (flashy show), expecting side-splitting laughs, and aren’t as comfortable with an intimate show experience.
See it if It exposes in a humorous way the impact didease and drugs have on a couple’s life with all their side effects tangible and intangible.
Don't see it if If you want something clever and edgy that is very funny and informative.