At a middle school a seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. A world premiere from Playwrights Horizons. More…
Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie and Zander, two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, their awkward crushes, and an infinitely more complicated future — but the grown-ups are no help at all. An urgent response to our times, 'This Flat Earth' is a deeply felt story of growing up in our confounding world.
See it if If you enjoy an interesting 90 minute show with excellent performances, plus some great live cello playing which is part of the plot
Don't see it if If you dont want a show that focuses on a school shooting and its impact on those involved
See it if You like "ripped from the headlines" pieces ... and ones with some non-TV plusses.
Don't see it if You like a plot that isn't riddled with implausibilities - really, worse - things that are bizarre ... esp. for the characters here!
See it if A play that tries to explore the tragedy of school shootings but then goes off onto other topics of lesser interest. You enjoy Lynda Gravatt
Don't see it if If you are tired of plays about obnoxious teenagers. The lead in this play gives a performance that is unsympathetic and sometimes hard to u
See it if You identify with the characters. Strong performances from Cassie Beck and Ella Davis. Set is well-done. Adequate direction and staging.
Don't see it if Overloaded, with no discernible convergence to its many subplots. Julie's final monologue is disjointed as heck. READ BELOW.
See it if you want to experience how 12 year olds react to true life, especially when it "hits" them where they live!
Don't see it if the current wave of school shootings is an issue you can't bear to watch on a stage.