See it if The excellent performances of its women - Librandi. Deasy & Domenick dominate this acerbic dramedy of a painful familial holiday gathering
Don't see it if Universal themes of change vs statis & moving forward through pain resonant despite some awkward attempts at black comedy a la Joe Orton
See it if you like dark biting comedy, quick-wit. holiday themed shows.
Don't see it if you are triggered by the holidays or family calling each other out on their BS
"Passionate, biting and deeply funny, Straight Faced Lies is equal parts fresh and familiar."
"You really can’t go home again in the dark family comedy 'Straight Faced Lies' at the New York International Fringe Festival. Cathy Ryan (Geraldine Librandi) and her two grown children, Melissa (Dana Domenick) and James (Jacob Thompson), don’t like each other very much."