Members say: Intelligent, Great writing, Ambitious, Edgy, Absorbing

About the show

A Lucille Lortel Award winner for Outstanding Play, the story of a man who struggles to reconnect with humanity as well as regain his own.

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On the outskirts of Mormon Country, Idaho, a six hundred pound recluse hides away in his apartment eating himself to death. Desperate to reconnect with his long-estranged daughter, he reaches out to her, only to find a viciously sharp-tongued and wildly unhappy teen. Big-hearted and fiercely funny, ‘The Whale’ tells the story of a man's last chance at redemption, and of finding beauty in the most unexpected places.


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85
Original, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Great writing

See it if An incredible performance by Shuler Hensley as a morbidly obese man trying to reconnect with the world.

Don't see it if It's sad and hard to watch at times.

70
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if You want the unexpected and can go with the flow.

Don't see it if You can't go with the flow!


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