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The Climb

From 4 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Relevant, Smart, Beautifully played

About the show

This new drama from the Cherry Lane Mentor Project tells the story of what happens when a young married woman leaves her wife for a month in the wilderness. More…

Tiffany is 30, directionless, and the sole subject of her wife's photography career. So when she absconds on a month-long hiking trip to think, both women find themselves questioning everything from the future of their marriage to the true meaning of a moment captured in time.



100
Profound, Great acting, Great writing, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if First of all, I don't know anyone affiliated with this play. This was- hands-down - one of the best plays I have EVER seen and from an up-&-

Don't see it if Coming playwright at that. The mentor did a great job. Aside from some diction issues, from the male actor, superb job all around. So smart,

Also Yet, non-condescending, emotive, and careful attention to details; eve... Read more Read less

90
Deeply human, Beautifully played, Well constructed, Sharply observed, Smart

See it if you’d like a profound consideration about how the most loving of gazes can become a prison for the loved one.

Don't see it if you are looking for light entertainment: this one goes deep.

Also In “The Climb” C.A. Johnson takes her time introducing a quartet of ch... Read more Read less

87
Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if into the convo about objectification in art and in love (particularly thru race/age lens), you like a slow burn of 2 people growing closer

Don't see it if relationships with large age gaps or btw professor/student are triggering

78
Interesting projections, Intriguing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Multiple roles/relationships get complicated: Photographer/subject, professor/student, spouse/friend, participant/observer, lover/exploited.

Don't see it if Plot adds multiple interesting conflicts and ultimately leaves their resolution uncertain. Lack of communication (silence) is a common flaw.


Cast & Creatives (3)