Metropolitan Playhouse revives Augustin Daly's 1892 comic and poignant commentary on marriage, family, and the contrast between county and city life. More…
Entrenched Victorian values meet fin-du-siècle ideas of freedom, as young, modern, and dashing Rob Fleming wrangles with his older, settled, and fusty father-in-law, Jessekiah Pognip. Originally titled 'A Test Case or Grass Versus Granite,' this production marks the first time the play has being presented since its premiere.
See it if you enjoy seeing a play from 1892 about marriage and living in small town or big city.Like the Mint Theater, Met Playhouse revives old plays
Don't see it if you like modern plays or comedies with modern humor. This is an old fashioned play.
See it if Excellent play works equally well set in NY or Berlin. Zany directing choices with committed actors. Terrific costumes and a good set.
Don't see it if Venue is very inconvenient hassle for most people. Reserved seats force others to sides for inferior views; unisex bathroom awkward to use.
See it if You'd appreciate surprisingly timeless social commentary, witty wordplay, and unabashedly goofy slapstick enacted by a lively cast.
Don't see it if You don't have the patience for a 2.5hr+ running time. You don't like small venues. You find 1890s vernacular confusing.