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 want to see a well-acted story about one man's alcohol addiction.
Don't see it if you want more depth and action. This is a man describing decades of his life where you're told what happened rather than seeing it acted out
See it if You'd like to see Joe Tapper do a 1st rate job, taking on the emotional roller coaster ride of an alcoholic Mormon kid who's cured by Jews.
Don't see it if you'd dislike yet another look at addiction, albeit one with good acting and solid points.
See it if You want to see a well-acted play that moves at a lightning quick pace.
Don't see it if You're looking for a play that's a little more story driven - it tells the story of a life but doesn't have a plot drive aside from that.
See it if U want to see a well written/acted play about addiction; while trying to keep a normal life, refusing help first but then hits rock bottom
Don't see it if If alcoholism,fault language bothers you. Family dynamics reaches new heights when the protagonist fails to attend gatherings due to addicti
See it if You like a comedy/drama about a person conquering his alcoholic addiction that is written with humor but still treats its subject seriously.
Don't see it if You like lighter fare and don’t wish to see a play about addiction,
See it if you'd like a funny and touching personal story of a man's relationship with alcohol - and his eventual determination to be sober.
Don't see it if there isn't much downside to this play. It gets a little preachy at the very end, but otherwise it's solid on all fronts.
See it if You are interested in following the evolution of 1 mans alcoholism from 1st drink, to hitting rock bottom, to multiple rehabs and relapses.
Don't see it if You don’t like alcoholism or religion treated with some humor. Play is not funny but some humorous lines.
See it if you enjoy relevant social and personal issue plays, humorous take on addiction, enjoy great acting.
Don't see it if it would be hard to sit through a 90min play with no intermission (it gets slow at times) and the stories of addiction lost their novelty to
See it if you're up for experiencing one man's epic journey with addiction, told both humorously yet seriously.
Don't see it if you need a break from serious plays. This topic is rough, but the journey is both interesting and entertaining.
See it if you like great acting, relevant subjects, and an entertaining way to deal with a painful subject.
Don't see it if you do not care to witness a person's emotional pain, even if presented with a touch of humor.
See it if You enjoy a thoughtful brilliantly acted play about a successful director’s slide into alcoholism and his eventual recovery
Don't see it if Uncomfortable hearing about alcoholism or one character’s decline from Parkinson’s
See it if you enjoy a well-told, well-acted alcoholic war story
Don't see it if you are tired of the undeniable fact that everyone in show biz who's been to a rehab eventually thinks, "Hey - this is COMIC MATERIAL!"