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Dads, Dates and Other Disturbances

From 8 member  reviews
Members say: Ambitious, Long, Confusing, Entertaining, Great acting

About the show

The Greenhouse Ensemble presents this new work featuring a sprawling cast of 17 playing an absurd assortment of characters.

A mismatched couple negotiating a tryst in a hotel room. A widower coping with life alone. A very large baby and his not-much-older father. Two professors confronting the dark past. A sociopath or two. A pink owl and more - all in the same evening of theater.

Member Reviews (8)


Ambitious, Long, Confusing, Entertaining, Great acting
Avg Score

Great acting, Refreshing, Entertaining, Long

See it if Short stories people handling what happens in their life, funny/sad movements in life that can happen to anybody.

Don't see it if if you know musical or one story. This was a 2h 30m show

Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Thought-provoking, Great staging

See it if You are open to be entertained by some very good performers dealing with situations. You want to see good work in a small space done well.

Don't see it if You are not open to something different. You don't want to see an interesting, different type of performance.

Ambitious, Confusing, Disappointing, Dizzying, Excruciating

See it if You like one of those church basement amateur productions

Don't see it if You want great writing or acting or a professional job

Also I couldn’t understand most of the dialogue due to the echo in the room

Ambitious, Great staging, Great acting, Engaging, Confusing

See it if you like a hodge podge of short plays about relationships ...some funny, some sad, some hits & some not (like the video clips between acts).

Don't see it if you don't like community theater ... although caters a small audience- the staging is effective, the actors talented, & the plays engaging.

Relevant, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if you want a glimpse into the lives of many different characters and their relationships with equal parts humor and thought provoking moments

Don't see it if you want a linear, plotted story - this is a show of short, sometimes-connected vignettes

Relevant, Edgy, Ambitious, Long

See it if interested in episodes of real life issues. Topics were well chosen, writing and acting were fine for most parts. Second half was better.

Don't see it if you prefer shows with one story-line. The biggest negative was the four films. They made the show too long, and were terrible. Not fitting.

Ambitious, Confusing, Quirky

See it if you want to see several short stories about different types of relationships - romantic, work, family/friends

Don't see it if you don't like community theater or quirky scenes

Also I did not like the video clips, they were strange and poor quality.... Read more Read less

Ambitious, Long

See it if you like short, well written acts between 2 actors. Casting was not bad, improved by second part.

Don't see it if you hate long shows. Very confusing movies should be cut out.

March 27th, 2018
"The live performances are much easier to engage with than the videos...Director Hazen Cuyler directs all the pieces with heart and care. I was perplexed, however, by his choice to include four additional flats in every scene, each carried on and held by an actor for the duration of the scene...T...
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