This imaginative Off-Broadway premiere about a children's book author explores the power and the cost of creativity. Starring Dan Lauria ('The Wonder Years.') More…
Extraordinary art must be tamed. Simon Grindberg is the world’s most illustrious children’s book writer and illustrator —but his next masterpiece is a decade overdue. Peter Chandler is a starving artist with unparalleled potential—but he doesn’t yet know his own value. The two men are thrown together by Clair Forlorni, an ambitious editor who hopes Peter’s youthful exuberance can unleash Simon’s aging genius for one final story.
See it if you want to see an drama that is almost great. An interesting idea that is not fully explored.
Don't see it if you do not want to see a show where the audience has to mentally fill-in missing pieces of information for the plot to make sense..
See it if Poignant character study about an older writer who's all alone, getting older & jumps at the chance to buddy up with a younger writer.
Don't see it if Prefer more fast-paced action, as the beauty is in the characters here. Could use a 10-15 minute trim to the 95 min runtime.
See it if An unfortunate title for entertaining play. Good acting by the cast, a bit slow but it does deliver a message.
Don't see it if Do not see if you want a light drama or musical. You have to be patient with this to the end.
See it if you'd enjoy 3 good performances. Book is slightly disjointed, but works itself out. Great set, smooth transitions, dazzling visual effects.
Don't see it if something light and fun is what you're looking for. Few chuckles here and there, but it's intense in parts, w/dementia as a recurring theme.
See it if you r a fan of Lauria who stars in a talky play about a blocked writer who gets help from a young writer that is slow in building interest
Don't see it if you are not interested in plays that build up to an interesting story line, but have a lot of fluff filling time rather than action.
See it if Superb acting and a fascinating story about the creative process of writers/artists. Beautiful sets. Compelling.
Don't see it if You aren't interested in a glimpse at the life of an artist
See it if Superbly acted play of a famous children’s book author who hit an 11 year dry spell.
Don't see it if You like only musicals, prefer a cast larger than 3, or want something light.
See it if Strong acting.View of creative genius/artist haunted by brutalities inflicted upon his family- Insight into life & struggles of artists
Don't see it if for light entertainment.Can't closely follow dialogue to end. No interest in Pressures of artist to create to highest standards .
See it if An imaginative show about a children's book author needs his final swan song. Well written and starring Dan Lauria who is brilliant.
Don't see it if a strong drama performance by a successful man on his last mission is not for you
See it if you like a story that pulls you in and makes you want to know what will happen next.
Don't see it if you want a fast paced, easy solution to a problem story.
See it if you like dan lauria, are interested in the creative process and liked sleuth's focus on has-been writers v young, ambitious ones
Don't see it if you don't like 'small' dramas that are a bit confusing...
See it if You love plays that make you think about your own creativity, it's importance in our lives and the process of making money at it.
Don't see it if If you prefer more action packed plays with less dialogue and more movement.
See it if It was an enjoyable three-persons show with great acting and staging. It kept you guessing of how the storyline is going to end.
Don't see it if You are not interested about the aging writer and creative blocks.
See it if You want to see an engaging play well written and acted about an aging author and his protege.
Don't see it if You find it difficult to watch someone who is suffering from dementia or Alzheimers.
See it if love an intimate setting, with terrfic cast, wonderful scenery, refreshing new work.
Don't see it if wish for a musical, don't like character studies, not into creativity, do not want to think
See it if You want to see a great new piece that speaks to the struggle of creating art and personal demons; incredible set, sound, lighting
Don't see it if You want a very well written script. Some was slow and clunky.
See it if a short, three-character, single-set drama about a flinty old writer and his eager young protege is your idea of entertainment.
Don't see it if you prefer a dash of histrionics with your dramas...and if a thinly-plotted talkfest will leave you squirming in your seat.
See it if You want to see some great acting and explore the world of animation from the creative process to the publishing process.
Don't see it if You just like mindless entertainment.
See it if You like contemplation on art, or what it means to be a mentor or What it means to work with a hero. Really, just go see it
Don't see it if don't like plays about children's writers.
See it if You enjoy a classic story. You LOVE theater like I do and appreciate a talented cast of 3.
Don't see it if You need an intermission. You like musicals or fast moving stories.