This new eco-comedy explores the precarious intersection of business, science, and sexual politics involved when “going green.”
"Whirlwind" centers around the operations at Arrow Energy, a wind developer whose hundreds of turbines are directly in the migratory path of endangered birds. Bethany, a health and safety manager for Arrow, is tasked with distracting and diverting the efforts of Michael, a wildlife advocate, from challenging the expansion of their wind farm—an assignment that becomes all the more complicated when the two become romantically entangled, while Bethany also dodges inappropriate courting from her boss, Cooper.
See it if If you like new plays in a smaller setting. If you want to see a play on alt energy.
Don't see it if If you want something that goes a little deeper or has better writing to it. Acting is passable, story is we as k and slow.
See it if Great trio of actors. My favorite is Annapurna Srinam. Clever use of the small stage with the gardens in the office scene and the ALSO .
Don't see it if .75 minutes... Public transportation is a problem..
See it if You like new plays with an environmental conscience, dilemmas with no easy solution, impact of physical attraction on ethical matters
Don't see it if You’re not a fan of environmental consciousness & messages, feel 80 minutes is too short for a play, disturbed by depictions of explosives
See it if you like issue based dramas preformed by young actors.
Don't see it if you require logical plot progression. There are jumps in the story that left me speculating as to what was going on.
See it if you want to see a play about animal rights done in a weird and corny way
Don't see it if You like plays that makes sense. These characters are all unrealistic and would never end up interacting with each other the way they did
See it if you enjoy excellent and extremely nuanced acting, interesting and plausible plot line, thought provoking subjects., women playing the game
Don't see it if you don't care a feather about environmental issues, office politics and sexual innuendo; you prefer mindless musicals.
See it if Environmental activist confronts wind farm worker and her supervisor to reduce negative impact on birds & make energy production more green.
Don't see it if You don’t mind a simple set and a whirlwind of a plot with a crazy ending.
See it if Nifty three-hander of bird activist, environmental manager, and her boss at a wind farm company. Policy tensions mirror personal desires.
Don't see it if Clever dialogue, superior acting and directing. The environmentalism element is never boring in the least. Ending is a little far-fetched.
See it if you’d enjoy a politically relevant comedy, and especially if you saw Jaffe’s Crude at Ars Nova - this is part of that series.
Don't see it if you aren’t open to examining the unexpected environmental costs of trying to protect the environment.
See it if Even when one does good works, ethics are compromised & one has to deal with that knowledge. Strong actors, in particular Sriram.
Don't see it if A little bit preachy but clever & quick enough to hold audience attention.
See it if you want a fun "eco-friendly" evening. Great writing + acting + directing. Fast, witty and funny. Worth the trek to LES! It's a "hoot" :)
Don't see it if You want a serious story. This is just plain fun - with some avian fun facts thrown in. It's a trek to the theatre in LES.
See it if You want to see a dramatization of the questions about how environmentalists hurt environmental causes.
Don't see it if You want complex themes or likeable characters.
See it if You enjoy smart, funny shows that look at business x science x relationships. You enjoy effective stage design.
Don't see it if You want a drama.
See it if you'll enjoy an intelligent one act comedy. It's a fun show which makes some serious points. Believable characters and witty dialogue.
Don't see it if you prefer fully staged plays, large casts, musicals, etc. The set is very simple. You don't like one acts.
See it if Intelligent three-hander with skillful performances overshadow weaknesses in script
Don't see it if Tale oft told about corporations vs environmentalists as David vs. Goliath bore you
See it if You would like a light, quirky evening out, studying the left's usual circular firing line problems with a love story added.
Don't see it if You prefer heft and ponderous themes to justify your long walk from the subway.
See it if You are interested in the very messy intersection of environmentalism, corporate culture, and gender politics.
Don't see it if You want something showier than three people who mostly sit around talking, you don't care about the environment.
See it if you're interested in environmental issues brought to light in a simple romantic comedy
Don't see it if you're not interested in issues involving the environment, don't enjoy light romantic comedy,
See it if you like a no frills professional production of an intelligent show, with a stellar performance by the central figure.
Don't see it if you need perfect writing (some cliches and unnecessary touches) or you are passionate about ecological politics. (pokes fun at both sides).
See it if If you enjoy satirical stories about the environment. This is a well done production worthy seeing it.
Don't see it if If you don't like funny stories.
See it if you enjoy smart, funny shows. This politically relevant comedy held my interest and provided many more laughs than I expected
Don't see it if you don’t want to go to see a show in an out of the way location. Definitely took me longer to get to theater than the 75 minutes long play