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The Answers to Apathy (American Theater of Actors)

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Members say: Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

About the show

This dramatic and sometimes humorous play centers around six colorful characters in the wake of an incident that changes all their lives forever. 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 will be determined by their ability to confront their hopes, their fears, their dreams, and their secrets.


Member Reviews (21)

MEMBERS SAY:

Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound
80
Avg Score

50
Slow, Disappointing, Cliched

See it if You know someone in the show. I wanted to like it and knew it was "off off broadway," but it felt further "off" than that.

Don't see it if I can't recommend this play. Left at intermission so maybe I missed something, but I couldn't bring myself to stay & see what that might be

69
Disappointing, Dizzying, Indulgent, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy afternoon soap opera ish plays. You prefer shows with lots of dialogue and little action.

Don't see it if You are offended or uncomfortable with lesbian love scenes portrayed unsubtly. You don’t like plays that use death as a theme.

64
Quirky, Overrated, Disappointing

See it if Exposition during funeral, development in apartment, and weird deus ex machina ending turns plot on its head. Dialogue forced and preachy.

Don't see it if You don't want to hear trite platitudes about life and relationships. You don't like unnecessary coarse language and sex on stage

72
Clever, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see a slightly unusual plot that keeps you entertained.

Don't see it if You want an exciting plot or can't sit through 2 hours.

Also This was one of the better off-off Broadway plays I've seen recently. ... Read more Read less

68
Unmemorable, Well staged, Good acting, Long

See it if Liked the twist @ the end; good repertory company. Actors had good chemistry together.

Don't see it if This is another play that could use critical editing. By the time the twist came most were squirming in their seats to leave.

89
Ambitious, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if this feels like the little play that could. A ton of brilliant life messages and oops a twist you never see coming that blows your socks off

Don't see it if You don’t like life and death discussions

90
Great acting, Relevant, Slow

See it if I LIVE FOR THESE PLAYS IN SMALL THEATERS THAT HAVE A POWERFUL MESSAGE. SMART WORK HERE, TALENTED CAST, IMPRESSIVE JOB FOR A PREVIEW NIGHT!!!

Don't see it if FUNERALS BOTHER YOU, OR LESBIANS

96
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Profound

See it if This is what theater is made of. Something cutting edge, truthful, every line had bits of knowledge and wisdom From Way beyond.

Don't see it if Off Off Bdwy isn’t for everyone - if you are uncomfortable with taboo issues like death, facing fears, etc

94
Entertaining, Edgy, Great writing, Resonant

See it if You enjoy a continuous reveal in a labrynth of complicated but later resolved plot twists. Slow at times, it’s surprises are worth the wait

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with funeral scenes, lovemaking scenes (which are very tasteful) and it is a little over 2 hours

86
Romantic, Refreshing, Thought-provoking

See it if if you like a good... LoVe StOrY, FaCiNg MoDeRn IsSueS ReGaRdiNg LiFe aNd DeAtH, tO PoNdEr SoMe InTeNSe DiAlOgUe, CHECK THIS OUT

Don't see it if if death themes, plot twists, and love affairs aren't your thang

89
Thoughtful, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if Nice romance,, surprising shock twist, whole play came together nice. Powerful messages everyone should pay attention to

Don't see it if lgbt themes, small theater

93
Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Romantic

See it if Attention holder, intense drama with funny moments.. the cast is equity level quality and they had a solid script

Don't see it if You want serious answers- a Longer show but u didn’t notice til The end

85
Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking, Indulgent, Ambitious

See it if You like stories dealing with the boundaries of friendship, love and attraction.

Don't see it if This play will make you think about how drug abuse and suicide has affected your own life.

87
Sexy, Thought-provoking

See it if romantic, had depth, I was surprised I liked this so much as I don’t notmally like conversational dramas. worth checking out

Don't see it if You don’t like kissing on stage

94
Absorbing, Great writing, Profound, Relevant, Resonant

See it if This show is a great reminder that we we really need to think about our lives and how we live them. The messages has been in my head all day

Don't see it if You don’t like a surprisingly great low budget play that delivers a punch of relevant thought and reflection

91
Absorbing, Edgy, Intelligent

See it if This is a play that you don’t forget in one way or another., it’s really well Written & The space is An adorable old theater. Excellent

Don't see it if You don’t like Same sex romances. Beautiful love story between 2 women

100
Unique, Soul shaking, Fresh

See it if I LITERALLY SIGNED UP FOR SHOW SCORE JUST TO COME ON HERE AND REVIEW THIS FANTASTIC SHOW. SOOOO AWESOME. A STAND OUT, SEEN NOTHING LIKE IT

Don't see it if YOU DON'T LIKE LGBT ROMANCES, YOU DON'T LIKE STORIES ABOUT REAL PEOPLE, AND REAL ISSUES WE ALL FACE

Also THIS IS THE KIND OF PLAY YOU WANT TO BINGE LIKE A SERIES. I AM GOING B... Read more Read less

93
Absorbing, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if hands DOWN pure awesomeness. if you can't appreciate the nuggets of brilliance in this piece your loss. the beginnings of something BIG here

Don't see it if you don't like art that makes you truly THINK and reflect

Also as for a commenter that was rude enough to leave at intermission, don'... Read more Read less

97
Best ending, Wonderful

See it if Speechless. Just go see it is all.

Don't see it if Seriously. Speechless

97
Spiritual provoking, Lgbt, Enlightening

See it if magic happens in small theaters not just on broadway. Kudos to the actors who who worked hard & the playwright who executed beautifully

Don't see it if Death, life, tragedy, forgiveness, kissing, it’s all part of life. If you don’t want to deal with real life, don’t bother seeing this

Also I was in this theater for the first time. Super cozy and older, a grea... Read more Read less

92
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Intense, Refreshing

See it if witty,. moving,, interesting,, writing,, sets,, erotic., suspensefull,. sharp,. enjoyable,, complete.. spiritual,, cool

Don't see it if you don't like witty,. moving,, interesting,, writing,, sets,, erotic., suspensefull,. sharp,. enjoyable,, complete.. spiritual,, cool


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