Already closed | 1h 30m | Midtown W

Bump

From 37 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting

About the show

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.

1h 30m | Already closed | Ensemble Studio Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (37)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting

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Disappointing

See it if You want to sit back relax and enjoy a nice fluffy comedy where are you do not have to think much

Don't see it if You are not interested in a play about the up and downswings of what someone goes through in a pregnancy

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May 17th, 2018
“Isn’t much of a play. It’s part sketch comedy and part advertorial, with some historical fiction tossed in, too. The structure’s a mess, the characters are whisper thin. The word 'uterus' is uttered nine times. But if you are pregnant, if you have been pregnant, if you have resulted from a pregn...
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May 17th, 2018
“'Bump' deals well enough with the science side of things, making an accessible and entertaining story out of a medical innovation. However, without an emotional arc to supplement, all you have is an amusing anecdote — not a fully developed play...A sometimes funny but ultimately toothless story....
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May 18th, 2018
“Only runs ninety minutes, but it gets winded long before reaching the finish line...So little happens in 'Bump,' I hesitate to even call it a play...I'll say this for the colonial subplot: At least it distracts from the obvious fact that 'Bump' is little more than a collection of stray observati...
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May 18th, 2018
“Atik’s insightful, inventive and entertaining comedy about pregnancy...Atik complements her engaging contemporary scenario with creative theatricality...The totality of plot threads makes for a charming and engrossing take on the subject due to Atik’s highly skillful writing that combines an ima...
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