WP Theater presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Theresa Rebeck's comedy, a darkly funny and all-too-relevant exploration of gender politics in the workplace. More…
"Why is it still like this?” Janice sighs to Eliza. It’s 1992, and Eliza is the brainy new recruit at a small-shop architecture firm. But she’s struggling to get a foothold on even the lowest rung of the company ladder, and starts making moves to blow the lid off their pandora’s box of office politics and social maneuvering.
See it if Deft script and superb performances help this 90’s work shine in 2017. Krysta Rodriguez is exceptional. Nice, intimate show.
Don't see it if Don’t like workplace dramas or issue about equality or harassment.
See it if Over-the-top comic satire of blatantly sexist office. Recently hired young woman is smarter than everyone else. Fireworks ensue.
Don't see it if You don't like caricatures. You don't see the humor in foul language. You can't laugh, scream and cry at the same time.
See it if Campbell-Holt's energetic direction & an excellent ensemble (esp Rodriguez's unlikable heroine) elevate this gender/workplace diatribe
Don't see it if Written in 1992, still stingingly current but Rebeck's typical heavy handedness mars the discourse; written with a crayon instead of a pen
See it if You're a fan of Rebeck or the cast, you'd like to see how a 2011 play set in 1992 about the glass ceiling holds up,
Don't see it if You're not a fan of office set, issue plays which frustrate because not a lot has changed since'92, don't like seeing people at their worst
See it if you want to see an extremely well-written and incisive look at sexism in the workplace that makes you squirm in how accurate it is.
Don't see it if you want to leave the theater feeling good about the world.
See it if Extremely well acted, totally engrossing show. And totally relevant.
Don't see it if you have no interested in issues regarding women in the workplace. Play takes place in 1992. Still, unfortunately, totally current issues.
See it if you enjoy a powerful drama about the difficulties of women in the workplace. Nice staging and good acting.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy stories about women's issues in the workplace.
See it if You want to see a show about a woman who rises up and does well in a predominately male driven workplace
Don't see it if You are looking for something different. This show took absolutely no chances and five minutes in you pretty much know what’s going to happe
See it if You are not tired of workplace dramas. You enjoy the twists and turns of the way sexism plays out in an office setting.
Don't see it if You can’t deal with lots of raw language. You have no interest in realism you are looking for fantasy. Realism portrayed is painful to watch
See it if you’ll benefit from examples of how NOT to act at work (esp. a new job)—whether you’re skilled but unpopular, or privileged but talentless
Don't see it if you’ll use “unrealistic" characters as an excuse to not engage w/ the conflicts: woman/man, young blood/old pros, alpha-female/beta-female
See it if you're interested in an entertaining yet concerning portrayal of workplace sexism in 1992 which unfortunately remains relevant. Great cast.
Don't see it if you're looking for a play with a lot of new ideas—the plot is predictable, but fast-paced and deals with important issues.
See it if you'd like to understand the depth and scope of the misogyny that got us a human twatwaffle running loose in the White House.
Don't see it if you'd like to cling to the belief that sexism isn't a systemic, relentless nightmare that propels mediocre/bad men above exceptional women.
See it if A 90’s work place drama involving a womans treatment by a male dominated staff and other women. Well written and produced.
Don't see it if Do not see if you prefer musicals or light dramas. Do not see if you are put off by women’s issues relating to equality.
See it if you like shows about misogyny, office politics, clever and perceptive writing, superb acting and direction.
Don't see it if you dislike shows about women's issues, dark comedies and satirical, somewhat stereotypical, characters.
See it if you ever wanted to experience office politics which out having to actually be involved in them.
Don't see it if experiencing this office politics drama cuts a little to close to the REAL LIFE drama of your current work place.
See it if Smart script, crisp dialogue, perfect actors, great sets. Fascinating window int 1990s gender issues at work. Lots of funny moments!
Don't see it if You don't like shows set at work or are looking for a musical. Otherwise, there's no reason to not see this witty play!
See it if you want to see an important, absorbing and delightful play dealing with a toxic office situation.
Don't see it if you don't want to see a relevant play about office politics.
See it if You want to see a play about work place politics, the treatment and how some women try to get ahead.
Don't see it if You are not interested in a play about the work place and how some women might be treated.
See it if you want to see a thought-provoking play about the dynamics and inequities that still exist for female workers
Don't see it if you are offended by cursing; or demand fully developed characters
See it if Play has snap, crackle and pop. Writing is near flawless, a female David Mamet. Direction is excellent. Stage design is brilliant. KR bomb.
Don't see it if You hate polemics disguised as plays or obscene dialogue. You hate actors with distracting tattoos. One actor has his hands full. Good grief
See it if you like well-acted plays about important issues that make you thing, but don't have any easy answers.
Don't see it if you don't like plays that bring up issues that can't be resolved within the course of the play and that stay with you after you see the play
See it if you like Rebeck's sharp wit; you enjoy Mamet-esque gender politics; want a workplace revenge parable more than a character driven comedy
Don't see it if you're expecting searching insights; these characters are largely illustrations of entrenched attitudes towards women in the workplace