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The Siblings Play

Members say: Intense, Ambitious, Relevant, Edgy, 50% yelling
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Cherry Lane Theatre presents this new family drama about siblings’ fighting to keep each other safe from the demons their parents created.

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For Mars, Leon, and Marie, what defines family is survival. As love seems to leave them, they begin to battle their own desires and destiny, praying at the end of the day they'll still have one another. 'The Siblings Play' is part of the 19th season of Cherry Lane's Mentor Project, which pairs new writers with seasoned dramatists for a season of play development.


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Intense, Excruciating, 50% yelling, 40% the f word, Gen x only

See it if You enjoy excruciatingly loud yelling, the f word being used in nearly every sentence, a play that makes you feel like you need to shower !

Don't see it if You don't care for shows that include smoking. You prefer real language rather than gutter expressions to express thoughts and feelings.

Also I am a playwright as well as a very frequent theatre goer who likes ma... Read more Read less

Dizzying, Edgy, Intense, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You like to see people argue for 90-mins (no intermission) Like Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf; if supporting a new playwright's work is you!

Don't see it if (Spoiler Alert): Don't see this play if you are uncomfortable with a theme of Brother/Sister incest; also there's flashing lights & smoking!

Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Relevant, Great singing

See it if You're into new works, by emerging artists. It's a mentorship play. Well-acted for the most part. Gripping storyline; not 4 the faint of ❤️

Don't see it if Without giving away the storyline; its intense. If you're close-minded or ignorant to the world- don't see it. Not kid-friendly. 90-min

A good start but needs more work

See it if If you want to support a diverse story by an emerging writer. Some very real dialogue, good performances, direction and design

Don't see it if you're going for a developed, polished play. There is lots of shouting, false ending and massive themes dropped in but then not dealt with.

Also This play starts off so well. The first 15 min are beautiful. The writ... Read more Read less

Funny, Ambitious, Relevant

See it if your interested in new work still in development. There is some interesting staging & performances.

Don't see it if your looking for work that's not in development or if your uncomfortable w/ urban language