Willow Theatricals presents a politically charged drama exploring intergenerational gay relationships and timely issues facing the LGBTQ community. More…
Ira and Larry were Hebrew school classmates who took different paths in life. Ira came out and moved to the city; Larry married a woman, had a family, and came out later in life. Now, following the 2016 election, they're spending one memorable weekend together with Larry's son Bryan, Ira's nephew Christopher, and a whole lot of gay history.
See it if Elder vs contemporary gay men w/ accompanying viewpoints Well written & acted touching many bases but ultimately about strength of family
Don't see it if Can fall into bitchy zinger syndrome & anti-Trump ranting sucks energy Staccato scenes/blackouts distract Interpersonal scenes work best
See it if gay themes, lingo, jokes, history, audiences, are your thing or you're curious how the gay 10% live, love, & hold varied political beliefs
Don't see it if you have no curiosity how the other half lives & what they talk about at their beachfront property or dislike black out scenes for 1 liners
See it if If you want to see a play about same sex relationships young and older. You want to really laugh. You want to hear some relevant information
Don't see it if You have a problem with seeing a play about same sex relationships. You don't have an open mind and don't want to laugh.
See it if you enjoy great writing and acting in a play with revealing character studies.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with plays with gay themes.
See it if you like plays with wit and humor, which explore timely social/political topics. This show has strong performances, and a big heart.
Don't see it if you're offended by plays which tackle contemporary gay men's lives, loves, and all-too-human struggles. Complaint: needs better seating.
See it if You'd like a sense of how far gay rights & identity have come in the last 60 yrs; a funny if flawed play that attempts much, mostly succeeds
Don't see it if You're closed-minded to the point of homophobia/intolerance: 'good bet you won't enjoy or get the jokes—'less you've been closeted: then go!
See it if You're into intergenerational relationships, gay men, humor, bare torsos, cliches/ stereotypes, politically- charged play. Small venue.
Don't see it if You dislike all the above.... Seating is against the walls; stage in the middle
See it if you enjoy topical explorations of current and past events political (and AIDS activism) told with both historical and theatrical references
Don't see it if you're offended by reference to gay sex (a few) or criticism of the current, hopefully short lived, administration. Sorry for adding my bias
See it if you like clever lines and stories about gay men with differences in opinion about gay issues and politics
Don't see it if you are easily offended and/or don't like stories about gay issues or politics
See it if u r interested in gay history (political. coming out, preferences) different generation experiences. family issues
Don't see it if you don't care to see a show on gay life
See it if You like LGBTQ themes that are highly relevant to our contemporary political situations. You are familiar with gay experience 30 yrs ago.
Don't see it if You are homophobic or a Trump supporter. Also, some jokes are not easy to understand if you are not a New Yorker or gay.
See it if You like clever, well written, well acted plays
Don't see it if You don't like clever, well written well acted plays
Also All four actors should be commended for a good work
See it if you want funny, intelligent dialogue, an exploration of the gay generational divide, and very current events discussed on stage.
Don't see it if you need clear structure or sophisticated storytelling, awkward staging bothers you, or if a political argument onstage will turn you off.
See it if you want to know about the generational differences between old and young gays and their different struggles.
Don't see it if you want a faster paced play. Don't care about gay issues.
See it if You appreciate a play that resonates with older gay men and the newer generation of gay men. It's a touching story on how the two coexist.
Don't see it if you are homophobic or don't care about the struggles the LGBT community has gone through for the past few decades.
See it if Show is composed of 4 gay men, most of the audience is male, but show is interesting and very funny to anyone.
Don't see it if You are not comfortable with gay issues and language, not interested in current political affairs.