Set in an underfunded public school in Newark, Keen Company's New York premiere tells the story of a bible-toting boy with a photographic memory who befriends the cantankerous old lunch lady. More…
Against all odds, Tino and Bernadette help each other through the mess of growing up and growing old.
See it if you'd like an absorbing story of children coping with challenging lives; you appreciate good acting and a balance of realistic & feel-good.
Don't see it if you are so cynical and jaded that you can't enjoy a play of straight-up sincerity about people overcoming the odds stacked against them.
See it if you like plays that touch your heart. This is about the human spirit overcoming adversity, the positive power of religion and human connecti
Don't see it if you only like plays that are cynical about human nature or comical. You need a big production with special effects
See it if An honest story about a troubled young man. Stellar acting by the youngest & oldest actresses in the cast. Writing was in/out; great ending.
Don't see it if Set design/transitions hurt momentum. Acting was unbalanced; young man and guardian were not as strong. Play should start later in story.
See it if You want to see a young boy being raised by a mean aunt who finds a wonderful "mom", his school's lunch lady and she finds a son in him.
Don't see it if you can't believe that this 11 year old boy can be so mature and wise for his age.
See it if you love good storytelling. It's not too sweet, but the characters get you right in the heart. Writing is perfect, the acting is a dream.
Don't see it if you prefer edgier/rougher dramas. It's about real people and rough times. But this isn't a Mamet play, it has a more hopeful voice.
See it if The sentiment behind the show is something that is needed today. This is an uplifting show and I liked that it was not cynical or negative.
Don't see it if It ended a bit abruptly and there could have been more story to show.