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The Waiting Game

From 9 member  reviews
Members say: Ambitious, Intense, Confusing, Absorbing, Great writing

About the show

Sam’s in a coma. Paolo’s doing his best. When Geoff reveals a secret, reality and fantasy blur. This NYC premiere from Snowy Owl explores relationships in the digital age.

Member Reviews (9)

MEMBERS SAY:

Ambitious, Intense, Confusing, Absorbing, Great writing

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Confusing

See it if You want to see some interesting ideas and committed acting.

Don't see it if You're looking for a cohesive show that can be followed. It feels slow even at its very short runtime.

During previews
65
Ambitious, Confusing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Slow

See it if You want a slightly intense mind bender.

Don't see it if You don't want a slightly intense evening of theatre. Or if you are not wanting to come away having to sort things out.

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February 13th, 2019
“There's plenty of waiting around but not much payoff in Gershman's new drama...The play exists in a cloud of anomie...Giving a banal situation a same-sex twist doesn't add anything of interest...If Wright's direction feels stilted and the performances wooden, you can blame the script...’The Wai...
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February 18th, 2019
"Welcome to 'The Waiting Game,' a play by Charles Gershman, which has the makings for a meaningful drama, but never really amounts to much. A large part of the problem is the nondescript and dull staging, as directed by Nathan Wright, which doesn't really bring any of the characters alive. And th...
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February 18th, 2019
“As directed with a crafty focused style of tight movement and dynamic interplay by Nathan Wright, the slow hypnotic dive into the abyss of grief and loss takes its time assembling the pieces and the game board of life and death...'The Waiting Game' works as a study, but the conclusions aren’t ex...
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February 12th, 2019
“The play is about the mechanisms that people use to cope with loss...The problem is that we never discover how those people feel...The characters seem very two-dimensional lacking emotional depth and not fully developed. The actors do their job but there is not enough to grab onto in order to tr...
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