The Vineyard Theatre presents the world premiere of Nicky Silver's new comedy about love and marriage and everything in between. This production reunites 'The Lyons' playwright with director Mark Brokaw. More…
Martin thinks he has just married the girl of his dreams, but when Irene makes a surprising confession in their honeymoon suite, all their well-made plans fall apart. Nearly 50 years later, Irene’s children wrestle with their past and a mother whose secrets are quickly fading along with her memory.
See it if Fun story keeps you guessing what's gonna happen next. Fun recognizable characters. Great acting. Very entertaining. Touching arc.
Don't see it if You want big productions. This could easily be taking place in London. That kind of humor.
See it if You enjoy comedic dramas about dysfunctional families/relationships. Fantastic acting and engaging story w/ flawed/relatable characters.
Don't see it if It's a great off broadway play. It doesn't break any new ground necessarily but it doesn't need to. It's entertaining w/ a good story.
See it if You like the playwright Nicky Silver and want to see his latest play. You enjoy great acting and like seeing actors play double parts.
Don't see it if If you prefer big Broadway productions.
Also The sets and lighting were excellent and so were the costumes.
See it if you have enjoyed previous plays by Nicky Silver or if you like your humor with a biting edge.
Don't see it if you have seen too many plays about dysfunctional families or don't get Silver's brand of humor.
See it if you like a well staged and acted play expressing a somewhat romantic story in a funny and mostly engaging way.
Don't see it if you do not enjoy long monologues as personal history or a not well developed storyline which bores at times.
See it if You like intergenerational familial drama. You like broad performances (Act1). You like angsty self exploration (Act2). Great sets/costumes.
Don't see it if You dont like artificial/unconvincing premises. You dont like incidental, domestic abuse, basically mentioned in passing.
See it if Misogynism & clueless men are appealing. There's a bit too much withheld emotion and too little modulation to be really strong but life...
Don't see it if ...can be bitter in a Silver play. Wish the characters took some responsibility for actions and didn't resort to madness to avoid it.
See it if you love Nicky Silver's humor concerning a decision made for the wrong reasons & regretting the effects it takes on your life and family.
Don't see it if don't like off beat, quirky stories about family decisions that have after effects on your life.
See it if You want comedy with an edge, exploring love, romance, responsibility, and relationships. Nicky Silver again hits hard with biting humor.
Don't see it if You're not prepared for some uncomfortable moments amidst the at-times dark humor. A strong play, and not light entertainment.
See it if You like Nicky Silver's plays, even if they remind you of, and cover the same ground as, much of his prior work.
Don't see it if You want to see this playwright tackle new themes he has yet to cover in his work.
See it if You like to see amazing set design, in a small theatre. Good acting (for the most part). 2 acts in 2 different eras. Gays. Dementia. Sadness
Don't see it if Dislike all of the above and 2 acts which are a little disjointed....
See it if Holley Fain and Joe Tippett shine; Beautiful sets; Nicky Silver dialogue as playfully funny and biting as ever; 10 points more with time
Don't see it if PREVIEW! was rooting for NONE of the characters; curtain came down to silence as so much was left unresolved; high expectations not met
See it if you're such a fan of Silver's work that you are happy to see another, lesser play about an angry gay man fighting with his acerbic mother.
Don't see it if you've had enough of plays about angry gay men fighting with their acerbic mothers.
See it if you like nicky silver; you like lots of family drama; like some eye candy on stage. gays;
Don't see it if you dislike plays w/ obligatory gay characters; stories about aging parents w/ problems; don't like family problems, contrived plots.
See it if You are a fan of Nicky Silver and don't mind spending an evening with somewhat cartoonish characters who don't allow you to care for them.
Don't see it if Despite the above you can't laugh at human foibles, are insensitive to superior acting and stagecraft though script is not the strongest.
See it if You like some time hopping although this is all confusing. There is some good acting but the material is weak.
Don't see it if If you don't like broken writing that doesn't know quite what story to tell
See it if You are a Nicky Silver fan. Not his best but good acerbic dialogue and an interesting plot and play structure.
Don't see it if You are looking for light mindless entertainment.
See it if You enjoy watching the differences in a family in 1958 and then 2004. Funny and sad.
Don't see it if You find family dynamics boring. You don't enjoy a jump of 40 years. You need more detail.