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The Baby Monitor

From 17 member  reviews
Members say: Relevant, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant

About the show

A new play exploring same-sex parenting and family values in today’s America.

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Tolerance Is Not Acceptance. When Claire’s concerns over the welfare of her two-year-old cousin are dangerously validated, she begins to question the family's principles and ability to parent. 


Member Reviews (17)

MEMBERS SAY:

Relevant, Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant

60
Uneven

See it if You want to see a modern day, small play, heavy on the drama.

Don't see it if You want a play less about now. And more balanced script, acting, direction.

Also The characters spend a lot of time taking about the past and character... Read more Read less

59
Ambitious, Disappointing

See it if You would to see a small play ripped from the headlines.

Don't see it if You want a finished, polished production.

Also The play has an interesting plot, but I fear it never amounts to more ... Read more Read less


December 19th, 2018
“That it involves the relatively new phenomenon of gay parenthood gives it an added impact. That it is written with a thorough understanding of the complexities of gay parenthood vs. conservatives-in-liberal-clothing keeps it constantly edgy. And, that it has a relatively positive ending makes it...
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December 10th, 2018
"Poignant, highly original new piece...it is unlikely that this subject matter has been explored in a more emotionally complete way...'The Baby Monitor' is unafraid to navigate into previously uncharted territory, particularly when it comes to tackling the issue of the deeply ingrained prejudices...
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