Ensemble Studio Theatre presents a new play which follows three different stories of three separate quests for knowledge, all revolving around pregnancy and childbirth. More…
A girl in colonial New England, expectant mothers on a pregnancy message board, and a mechanic about to become a grandfather all attempt to discover more about the miracle of childbirth.
See it if If you are interested in a childbirth play. If you want to see poop, and all the viewings of childbirth.
Don't see it if you want to see good acting or a consistent, not confusing at times show.
See it if Enjoy vignettes including a young woman trying to give birth with a midwife, & present day where a balloon-like device helps give birth.
Don't see it if Uneven cast. Gets very detailed ("blood mucus", poop inside baby's mouth, etc). Some early scenes are cartoonish in acting quality.
See it if you can snooze through the first 15 of 75 mins. and most of the remainder to focus on 19th Century Irish scenes and grandpa’s inventepiphany
Don't see it if stereotypical lower middle class Hispanic accents and attitudes irritate you, you are or know someone who is pregnant or can become pregnant
See it if "Bump" is plays within a play. The main story is passable as entertainment. The side stories feel like unnecessary fillers.
Don't see it if The cast of mainly actresses are delightful but one wishes that the material would be stronger.