Squeaky Bicycle Productions presents the world premiere of a comedy about three women trapped in the middle of the most dangerous war zone in the world: a besieged Upper West Side. More…
In a frigid rent-stabilized apartment, Olympia and her daughter Petra have spent years surviving any way they could. But when Petra falls in love with Jackie, an injured soldier, their food supply is stretched to the limit. As death creeps closer, each woman will be torn between love and hunger. Which will win?
See it if You enjoy plays with heavy subject matter and a small cast. Involves war, death and cannibalism. Excellent acting, and writing.
Don't see it if Looking for a family show or are disturbed by heavy material. Are not interested in intense plays.
See it if You can appreciate a small production and can see the humor in comments about NY real estate in a post-apocalyptic Upper West Side
Don't see it if You can't handle the idea of cannibalism. I see some reviews that seem upset even though it was made clear that this would be a topic.
See it if You want to watch a dystopian story about three hungry women who desperately want to eat and survive. Dark sides of human nature unraveled.
Don't see it if You don't like dystopian settings or depressing plots. Too slow at certain points, may needs 15 mins trimming.
See it if You want to see a play about a post apocalyptic or similar situation in NYC and how people behave when it becomes critical.
Don't see it if You want a polished production. You are not interested in this type of drama. You need a play with meat and potatoes
See it if You appreciate competent writing over uneven acting; coherent dystopian vision, disturbingly plausible; well-staged given limited resources
Don't see it if You find graphic description of abject hunger, cannibalistic urges unpalatable; dinner after hard; contrived lesbian scenes lacked chemistry
See it if you want a bit of light, fun theater. And you enjoy the apocalyptic craze sweeping the nation.
Don't see it if you're expecting Grey Gardens based on the email from ShowScore. It took me some time to realize that it wasn't Grey Gardens-esque at all.
See it if dystopian survival stories appeal. Three desperately hungry women live together in a penthouse each approaching her personal limit.
Don't see it if you need interior logic. The intention seems to be shocking the viewers; but to accomplish that the script needs considerable editing.
See it if you like supporting a small theater and seeing a play at the ground level
Don't see it if you want a polished production or if really bad fight choreography drives you crazy like it does me
See it if Anything with a lesbian subtext gets your interest and the antics of people who are starving tickle your fancy.
Don't see it if like me, you find starvation and cannibalism topics which send you running for the exit.
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