On the rooftops of suburban Ohio, a 9-year-old girl and a 70-year-old man strike up the most incredible friendship. Richard Masur stars in this comic and heartfelt drama. More…
Bernard just wants to sit on his roof to enjoy a drink and get some peace and quiet. When his 9-year-old new neighbor, Rory discovers him out there, peace and quiet are the last things on her mind. The story of two eccentric people and a most unlikely friendship.
See it if The story about old age meets young age doesn’t get old; witness a beaten down soul get touched by innocence; great writing with slow reveal
Don't see it if You’re looking for something innovative or experimental; you have limited patience for the unbounded energy of a 9-year old
See it if you are interested in seeing a show that demonstrates how one unexpected connection can help you navigate through life.
Don't see it if you aren't moved by the gentleness and kindness of the human spirit.
See it if You want to see a play dealing with representations of the stages of life portrayed by two remarkable actors.
Don't see it if You are looking for drama with a hard edge or something unconventional.
See it if would enjoy a lighthearted entertaining 90 minutes of a curmudgeon and precocious child bridging the age divide. Well acted, funny, moving.
Don't see it if you would not enjoy an overused trope even though entertaining, well acted, updated, and well done.
See it if This show made us laugh and cry. The acting by both Richard Masur and the little girl (we saw the alternate) Eve Johnson was great.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see a show with 2 characters, one being a 9 year old. But you should see it anyway.
See it if You love a child actor. Like intelligent scripts.
Don't see it if You mind missing a high percentage of the spoken words, because the woman (9 year old actor) can't yet enunciate well.
See it if you want to watch two characters go from nothing in common to everything in common
Don't see it if you want to see real insights into human hearts and a show with little or no sexual talk.
See it if you want an introspective look at youth and old age coming together. Masur is worth the price of admission.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy a small intimate two person show although this show has enough plot to easily fill the time.
See it if for Richard Masur, who is spot on and a pleasure to watch.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy a small play with a slow plot, where one character is a hyper 9 year old who speaks too quickly and in a squeaky voice
See it if you like character studies involving a small cast and a story with people going through problems at all phases of life.
Don't see it if you're looking for something with special effects, singing or dancing.
See it if You will be as charmed by the blithely talkative 9-year-old girl as she is by herself.
Don't see it if You're expecting both actors/characters to be well rounded/fully developed or a play that will be memorable.
See it if Masterful performance by Masur, great timing, great emotional depth Impressive that a young girl could memorize so many lines
Don't see it if For girl’s character to “sing” requires an actress of greater subtlety, able to hit varied notes. Character development needed emotional...
See it if You enjoy shows that deal with realistic but intense topics with witty dialogue and well-developed characters.
Don't see it if You don't go to the theater to see intensely sad topics addressed and/or if you don't enjoy shows with a small cast - in this case two.
See it if you like clever writing, performed by an actor who nails his part, and a child who performs with the chops of an adult.
Don't see it if you don't like child actors or small productions that make you think.