Arizona Theater Company presents a dry comedy about drying out. More…
From the show:
Steven is on top of the world: he’s married, has good friends, and is steps away from his dream job running one of the hottest theaters in the country. He also happens to be an alcoholic spinning out of control.
Follow his life from first sip to first love, critical hit to critical care, all the way to rock bottom, where he carves an unusual path to sobriety. The White Chip is a wry and wild theatrical journey to recovery.
See it if you'd like insightful, funny, touching alcoholism story.What saves our hero? Not usual AA religious belief. Intellig script, strg lead actor
Don't see it if you dislike actors playing many roles. Pace sometimes frenetic. Material is a bit repetitive (addiction is). Still, inspiring and moving.
See it if Talented young man succumbs to alcoholism, and eventually recovers. Entertaining and moving. I cried.
Don't see it if You are uninterested in another addiction story. But the theme is deeper: young man is stricken by disease. Suffering yields to wisdom.
See it if good writing, clever staging and great acting in a good cause will hold your attention,
Don't see it if Alcoholism is triggering issue for you.
See it if The make it funny. Looking into a alcoholic upside down world, the lies they not only tell themselves, but other.
Don't see it if If subject matter is not your thing.
Also This show is funny for a serious subject.
See it if 3 exceptional Bwy actors (especially the lead) show tale of guy who drinks excessively thru-out the day & how it affects everyone around him
Don't see it if Folding chairs very uncomfortable w/hard backs. If person next to you moves, you feel a violent jolt in your seat. Highly uncomfortable.
See it if You want to see a play about an alcoholic who is desperately trying to fight his addictions
Don't see it if You don’t like plays that involve actors playing multiple roles. Two of the three actors play multiple roles in this
See it if Want realistic-seeming story of addiction told in humorous, almost farcical way. Lead actor very good. Touching in part. Holds attention.
Don't see it if Don't like actors playing multi-roles, would find story of decades long addiction & its denial too upsetting, don't like religious reference
See it if you're interested in addiction story told in comical and accessible way. Great performance from Joe Tapper.
Don't see it if you can't see the humor in serious and tragic situations. High energy and funny performance with very dark subject matter.
See it if you have ever been touched by addiction--and that means all of us.This fast moving, touching, brilliantly acted play is not to be missed
Don't see it if you are looking for mindless comedy.This is very funny, but it makes you think and feel. Helped me understand how hard it is to quit.
See it if Three fine actors tell the tale of the ravages of alcoholism. Creative and engaging performance.
Don't see it if If you prefer light dramas or musicals.
See it if you'd enjoy a funny, touching, heart-breaking journey through the highs and rock-bottom lows of alcoholism.
Don't see it if you are triggered by simulated heavy drinking or feel that alcoholism should never be presented with jokes and laughter.
See it if Like plays that tell stories about issues we go through in an entertaining way.
Don't see it if You have issues with issues oriented play. Like addiction,
See it if you want to see one man's story of his battle with alcoholism. The 3 actors work very hard, constantly moving, 2 playing multiple roles.
Don't see it if you might be offended by some blatant religious stereotyping -- particularly offensive.
See it if a small show with great acting that tells the true and typical story of an addict and his attempt to get clean
Don't see it if you don't want to follow one man's redemptive story, however, this simple well-acted play really has heart
See it if you'd like to see one man's struggle with alcoholism that began in his college days
Don't see it if you don't want to witness an alcoholic's true-to-life depiction of successes and failures. Don't enjoy a few characters playing many parts
See it if you want to see at times emotional moving play with some very skilled actors and some clever dialogue.
Don't see it if you mind some broad clichés and some missteps in handling of certain topics, don't like a heavy narrative or interchanging of parts.
See it if You are interested in a well-written, superbly acted, poignant, little gem about alcoholism and sobriety
Don't see it if you don't like actors playing multiple characters, you don't like the topic (because there's not much relief from that)
See it if Interesting play about a man's addiction to alcohol. Very fast paced with two other actors playing multiple roles.
Don't see it if You prefer a lighter subject matter. Another enjoyable experience at 59 e 59
See it if you love a wonderfully written and acted play! Relevant and Absorbing!
Don't see it if you don't enjoy great acting or anything to do with addiction/rehab!
See it if If you really want to know what problems are faced by people who have drinking problems.This play definitely caught all the symptoms and the
Don't see it if If you want an elaborate set and you don't want to know about an alcoholic personality and what they actually go through.