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The Answers to Apathy

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Great writing, Intelligent, Great acting, Resonant, Relevant

About the show

An edgy new play about a young woman struggling with her past and a present that connects to universal truths. More…

Embrace your past or your future will haunt you. Rainey Grander has just received news of a life changing event, and when old friendships and new relationships collide in the present day, the course of everyone's fate lies in the hands of confronting their hopes, their fears, their dreams, and their secrets.

Member Reviews (12)


Great writing, Intelligent, Great acting, Resonant, Relevant
Avg Score

We take for granted fine naturalistic acting; this off off bdway production shows why it's harder to pull off than you think

See it if fairly moving 1st act at funeral where daughter deals w loss of dysfunct'l mother; mixed w humor; Emilie Gubler/lead has bright future

Don't see it if arbitrary LGBT love story; 2nd act bizarre; most actors over or under-act, frankly painful at times to watch

Very boring and wordy first act, Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow

See it if You can get through a very boring first act in hopes of seeing something better in the second

Don't see it if You expect some excitement emotion or interesting thought in the first act

Also So boring I couldn’t get through the first act and had to leave at int... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Good acting, An angxty soap opera, Twist ending underwritten, Disappointing

See it if ... you like reminiscences with POV from the funeral. Estranged daughter tells her very troubled life story. Ending Twilight Zone-ish.

Don't see it if ... you don't want to see a play in need of a dramaturgical re-write. Why this title? It's not about apathy, and there are no answers.

Absorbing, Great writing, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant

See it if If you like plays that focus on contemporary issues and complicated relationships. If you like good writing. Honest exploration of emotions

Don't see it if If you are looking for a big production with singing dancing and spectacular staging this is not for you. But I enjoyed this immensely.

Also This is a chance to see this lovely play before it either goes on the ... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Great writing, Great acting, Intense

See it if 1 part humor 2 parts drama 1 part jaw dropping twist ALL parts absolutely awesome. Low budget big message great show

Don't see it if You don’t like great shows

Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Riveting

See it if my girlfriend and i loved this,; all the characters so great,, romantic and lovely

Don't see it if Issues that might be triggers

Enchanting, Dizzying, Edgy, Great writing, Great acting

See it if I found answers in this show. Well played. Beautiful messages loved the one guy character. Adorable and intense

Don't see it if Funerals are too much

Great writing, Quirky, Profound, Refreshing, Resonant

See it if Scored.

Don't see it if Scored.

Beautiful, Thoughtful, Deep

See it if What a beautiful story. It’s everything I hear and more. Also. Really GREAT use of music throughout, even during scene changes. Effective

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy pondering big relationships and life and why we are here

Delightful, Clever, Absorbing, Intense, Intelligent

See it if A masterful perfromance,, aunt maize was hilarious , my audience loved this as much as my wife and I did. We met the awesome playwright Too

Don't see it if Death bothers you , life bothers you , kissing , and good writing bothers you

Delightful, Entertaining, Great writing, Great acting

See it if 2 thumbs up

Don't see it if 333

Deep, Engaging, Great dialogue

See it if The intense and layered dialogue is what makes a play a play, and this play GREAT. Yes there’s physical dynamics, but the heart is the words

Don't see it if You don’t like conversational plays - Lgbtqc themes

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