Primary Stages celebrates the centennial of late playwright Horton Foote's birth with a mounting of three interconnected shorts that probe the crises impacting three female friends in 1920s Houston. More…
In Foote's seriocomic triptych, a trio of women grapples with the eternal question, “Where is home?” This production offers a rare chance to experience a Foote gem not seen on the New York stage in over 25 years. Starring Tony winner Harriet Harris and the playwright's daughter, Hallie Foote, a celebrated interpreter of her late father’s work.
See it if Minor league Foote gets polished high-brow treatment; excellent performances elevate material
Don't see it if Slow, meandering Chekhovian narrative doesn't appeal
See it if For an intimate drama with a bit of humor. The acting is incredible. Beautiful sets and lighting.
Don't see it if Drama about people in 1920s Texas talking about the lives and troubles is not your thing.
See it if you like quality acting; you want insight into a day in the life of small town living, as seen through the eyes of Horton Foote.
Don't see it if you are expecting to see one of Horton Foote's more absorbing plays, or you want a play with a knock out punch.
See it if you enjoy the plays of Horton Foote. This one is not in the league of "The Trip to Bountiful." Always great seeing Hallie Foote on stage.
Don't see it if you are not into character-driven plays. You need a lot of action in your plays.
See it if you love Horton Foote and want to see all of his plays, even the lesser ones. Acting is good. Hallee Foote is perfect in her father's plays
Don't see it if you want an engrossing show.My mind kept wandering. Too many side stories, none of which grabbed me. Harriet Harris was wonderful, as always
See it if You like Horton Foote plays and actress daughter. She is excellent. Funny and heartfelt. Three intertwined plays. Two are better than last.
Don't see it if You are bored by Foote characters from Texas in past times. About life, relationships, divorce and coping. Nothing happens but lots happens.
See it if You want strong performances, great writing, and a contemplative story about struggling to find and retain a sense of home and security.
Don't see it if You want theater with lots of action. This is a gently moving play about the lives and concerns of several women in 1920s Texas.
See it if you are a fan of Horton Foote and willing to see anything he wrote. Not his best work but if you are patient, worth the effort.
Don't see it if You expect the best from this important and usually articulate author. If you have no patience for stereotypes offering no new insights.
See it if you love Horton Foote and you have never seen this early play, acted with enormous skill by a cast including Hallie Foote and Harriet Harris
Don't see it if you like plays to be relentlessly full of dramatic events and are unable to appreciate the quiet revelation of lives as they happen.
See it if you love the plays of Horton Foote and wish to see three exquisite, related, often hilarious (& sometimes heartbreaking) short plays.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy the minutia of small town gossip, family squabbles of fragile and over sensitive Southern personalities.
See it if Horton Foote plays with Hallie Foote in it are rare gems. Harriet Harris also shines in this very sad play. Loved the southern Texas themes.
Don't see it if you don't want to think and feel things.
See it if you're a Horton Foote, Hallie Foote &/or Harriet Harris fan. Moving and full of charm.
Don't see it if you want FLASH or POP or sexyness. I wish the 3rd part had the other characters from Parts 1 & 2 back.
See it if You are familiar with the other plays in the cycle. The characters are interesting, and the set was delightful.
Don't see it if You don't like slower-paced, mainly dialogue-driven plays. It is wordy, and slow at times.
See it if You like Horton Foote or you like chatty plays. I generally enjoyed it, but I like Horton Foote. It's very much like his other work.
Don't see it if You are expecting plot and action.
See it if You truly love a well told story that resonates long after you've seen it. Great story,great performances and time period sets....
Don't see it if You are not interested in shows that touch the soul.
See it if Insightful and sensitive play, fine acting especially substitute Mary Bacon. First act a bit too long but touching and both excellent.
Don't see it if If you are not interested in the probing of real human emotions.
See it if you really like mid-century Americana and want to be introduced to Horton Foote
Don't see it if you have more interesting Horton Foote plays available
See it if You love entering Horton Foote's world and want Hallie Foote to guide you there. Sign me up every time.
Don't see it if You only like theater that is edgy, fast paced, or sexy.
See it if you like Harriet Harris she is great. See it for the first act alone.
Don't see it if you need a full story. Just a slice of life. Didn't care for the second act.