"Charlie’s Waiting," a world premiere by 2017 Parity Commission winner Mêlisa Annis, follows two women the night before their wedding. More…
A pregnant Louise is busy with all the planning while her fiancée Kelly busies herself feeding the goats. Everything is going to plan, that is until Louise is forced to confront questions of trust and intimacy, and she discovers how quickly plans can get derailed.
See it if You like being suspended on a knife edge by a sadistic playwright. The lovers-with-secrets plot seems bizarre, but then oh-so-real.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy relationship exploration plays. You will be disturbed by a plot device which makes the characters seem irrational.
See it if Great story for TODAY. Great acting esp by Xanthe Elbrick and Stephanie Heitman, Love the intimate stage at the Lab see ALSO
Don't see it if We wanted" More...." but see ALSO.
See it if for the beautifully written, directed and acted two women scene that opens the show.
Don't see it if you are not prepared to be disappointed. The whole play seemed to me to be a set up for a second act that never came.
See it if you enjoy shows which leave things unsaid to achieve dramatic tension. You have no objection to lesbian relationships, or English accents.
Don't see it if you are overly sensitive to homosexual relationships portrayed on stage; you like a clear, uncomplicated plot; you prefer musicals to drama
See it if On the eve of their wedding, a couple discover how little they know about each other and prefer NOT to know.
Don't see it if Unless you are OK with a big revelation that the characters react to with inaction, denial, inappropriate argument, cruelty, almost nothing
See it if You like plays that are funny with an underlying twist that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Don’t miss it.
Don't see it if If you like happy go lucky happy endings. Not gonna give any spoilers
See it if This show had a very Sam Shepard vibe, but through a lesbian British lens. The plot had some very interesting ideas, but the writing and
Don't see it if directing didn't quite come together. But perfectly worthwhile if you're interested in supporting work by female creative teams.
See it if To support a female playwright with very good writing chops. Excellent performances, interesting set-up. Really liked the first half.
Don't see it if You're expecting a dark comedy as billed - dark but def not a comedy. Tense and threatening in the beginning but then the tone dissolved
Also And the ending was lacking.
See it if you like stories of unconventional families told with wry humor and wit
Don't see it if you don't like accents or stories of lesbian couples
See it if You want to see a fantastic play. The night before the wedding, an unexpected guest reveals secret of the past. Stellar acting, great cast
Don't see it if Same sex marriage might bother you, British accent, small theater, all female cast, etc not interest you
Also Wish the ending worked a little bit more. Never the less great show.
See it if you like underlying dramatic tension that builds through people trying to pretend everything is normal while speaking good dialogue.
Don't see it if you mind a thin plot, a play that is slow and short, characters you want to like acting in ways you don't like, Kelly being unfilled out.
See it if you are in the area and want to see an engaging performance
Don't see it if you are looking for something that really has a message; you want to understand and sympathize with character choices
See it if You enjoy intimate theater, want to support female driven creative team. Plot & characters interesting, feeling of tension/mystery thruout
Don't see it if You want a clear, fully resolved ending. I actually felt the ending was very good & promotes a lot of discussion afterwards.
See it if you enjoy contemporary relationship dramas that seem mildly unfinished and somewhat open-ended (in a good way)
Don't see it if you expect a "dark comedy," which this show is not at all. Also skip it if you expect a fully developed script.
See it if a tantalizing little story — with some topsy-fury aspects that unfold slowly but cleverly — is appealing to you.
Don't see it if you are put off by same-sex relationships, or want a big, splashy production.
See it if You enjoy quirky productions infused with subtle humor and dark undertones.
Don't see it if You must have a completed vs. an open ended plot and prefer upbeat themes.
Also I enjoyed the production, well scripted and played.
See it if you want to see good acting, well written play except the ending about an lgbt relationship and their secrets revealing on their wedding day
Don't see it if you put off by lgbt relationships, dislike open ended dramas. The ending for me was disappointing, it felt like it was lacking.
See it if If you like a really good drama with a twisty plot and really good intelligent humor. The playwright is really good and one to watch.
Don't see it if I would have to reveal the plot twist and don't want to spoil it but if you have an issue with humans doing something not so nice at the end