Clubbed Thumb presents a new comedy inspired by comic strips, 'Richie Rich,' and the 'Egyptian Book of the Dead.' More…
An ambitious regionally-syndicated cartoonist gets good news (she's a finalist for an award!) and bad news (her daughter did something very, very terrible). Life and the funnies, hilarity and pain converge, then rupture.
See it if You value surprise at every turn, laughs, darkness, amazing sets for a small summer production with no particular weak elements.
Don't see it if You prefer a modicum of predictability. (I do valorize creativity, perhaps to a fault. You may not.)
See it if you want to enjoy a gifted cast bring this pensive, profound & hilarious rumination on the cruelties of grief to vivid theatrical life.
Don't see it if theatrically adventurous & irreverently funny explorations of grim topics (suicide, alcoholism, grief) rub you the wrong way.
See it if You like to be surprised by where a story takes you; you've spent your life reading newspaper comic strips.
Don't see it if You're frustrated by shifts in tone