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Would You Still Love Me If...

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Profound, Relevant, Absorbing

About the show

Kathleen Turner stars in 22Q's' drama about what happens to a lesbian couple when one of the women reveals that she is grappling with her gender identity. More…

Danya and Addison are a caring, intelligent lesbian couple. They have professional careers, a beautiful home, a baby on the way and deep passion and love for one another other. But one of them has a lifelong secret that threatens to destroy all that the couple holds dear and forces them to look at each other in a different light. As the two struggle to come to terms with what's before them, they are forced to make a critical decision. Can they survive the ordeal? Will their unconditional love win over reality?


Member Reviews (6)

MEMBERS SAY:

Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Profound, Relevant, Absorbing

85
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Profound, Refreshing

See it if You're a huge fan of Kathleen Turner, you like plays that make you think, you want to learn a heartbreaking story about gender identity

Don't see it if You don't want to see shows about gender identity with great acting

74
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Edgy

See it if small theater, close up acting

Don't see it if not the best sets

During previews
87
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Profound, Original

See it if you are open minded and if you want an emotional meaningful play.

Don't see it if you are close minded and don't want a glimpse into a particular struggle of a couple during one member's decision to transition to male.


October 12th, 2015
"This diligently educational play has the feel of a bad television movie, its ginned-up plot rife with implausibilities...That Ms. Turner keeps the production from teetering into camp is an achievement in itself, but that danger may be what makes the show so nervous about humor. It never finds it...
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October 11th, 2015
"Anastasi has set the stakes ridiculously low, leaving it up to actor/director Turner to endow the play with any sort of compelling drama. That she does, almost too well, ramping up the tone to high melodrama. Chockful of desperately played objectives and forced emotion, 'Would You Still Love Me ...
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October 12th, 2015
"It's a subject loaded with controversy, passions and deep emotions and hopefully a New York stage will soon host a competent play about the subject. In the meantime, Anastasi's piece occupies New World Stages in what looks like an extremely low-budgeted production. The acting is good...But the p...
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October 13th, 2015
"What could be a powerful play with a meaty plot has its strength and contemporaneity washed away by lecture-like dialogues and a politically correct language...All in all, it’s an ambitious play that consistently misses its opportunities for grand theatrical moments, for awakening empathy, for r...
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