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 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 For no reason unless you love Dan Lauria... it’s a truly badly written and poorly acted piece of theatre. I almost left: intermissionless
Don't see it if Just don’t... it’s not very good at all
See it if You are interested in the story of a young man who is sent to try help author get over his writers block a bit of supernatural. Interesting
Don't see it if You want to hear a lot of talking that could have been cut down to make the script more approachable.
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.
See it if Enjoy magical, mystical tales dealing with life. Ages 13 and up will be transported into the home and head of an esteemed writer.
Don't see it if You don't like dramas with an edge.
See it if Such a great play! The acting, the stage design , all top shelf!
Don't see it if If you prefer a lighter performance, this one make you think..
See it if you enjoy a creative, well-intentioned & effective story about aging, hero-worship set in the childrens book literature world
Don't see it if You like a faster-paced, more clear-cut story.
See it if A Dan Lauria fan, like small Off-Broadway shows in a nice intimate theatre. You're into a night of twisted intense theatre.
Don't see it if You want to laugh or you want to see a light musical. You can't sit through a show without an intermission.
See it if The stage is a rich and beautiful work of art. Play is about aging/youth, creativity/lack of, money/lack of, freedom vs loneness.
Don't see it if You don't like to examine how fame, money can dampen freedom and creativity. Also if you don't want to think what youth now can soon become
See it if Has a good message. Gets confused about how to get there. Ambitious exploration of storytelling tactics and concepts, but not reinforced.
Don't see it if Plot is slightly thin.
See it if you like beautiful & creative staging with sets that help tell the story an an ingenious way. If you enjoy seeing wonderful Dan Lauria
Don't see it if you don't like angst-driven central characters with schizophrenic traits (example: I like you, I hate you, I like you...now I hate you)
See it if you enjoy the merging of fantasy and realism, appreciate a beautiful set, and can stand some meaningless plot lines & cliched dialogue
Don't see it if you want to see a well-written show. A few things fall short here
See it if you love great acting, smart writing, and a stunning design. Dan Lauria, Rupak Ginn, and Carolyn McCormick give incredible performances. GO!
Don't see it if You aren't a fan of plays.
See it if You enjoy watching Dan Lauria perform. Set was beautiful. Superb acting from all. Not to be missed.
Don't see it if You're a musical theatre lover or only enjoy light-hearted plays.