Next door at NYTW presents this new work that begins as a farce, and evolves into a fantasia, on the subject of the closet. More…
Balti and Jaker begin the play as two gay 20-year-olds enjoying the romantic and sexual possibilities on their contemporary college campus. But when Jaker asks Balti to pretend to be straight for the duration of Jaker's Grandmother's visit to the campus, a chasm opens in the friends' consciousness, and Balti finds himself traveling back in time, with the help of a Cherub from the wrong side of the tracks.
See it if You like quirky, out of the box style shows. Lots of dream like sequences (too many for my taste) and metaphorical bits.
Don't see it if You want to see an easily understandable show or one that ends up making sense at all.
See it if experimental theater is your idea of an interesting evening. Starting from a gay college romance, it evolves to something utterly unexpected
Don't see it if you like conventional plot and predictable characters.
See it if you want to suffer through a play that has too many confusing twists and turns, even if the gay elements in the first half are interesting.
Don't see it if you prefer a linear play with characters that speak with more than lyrical gibberish and a plot that makes more sense than this one does.Ugh
See it if seeing a gay family drama performed in a confusing way will interest you
Don't see it if you have something better to do or if you are not sure of the description of the story line
See it if you enjoy a quirky gay comedy that is non-linear and explores intolerance, Foucauldian discourse, queerness, and family secrets
Don't see it if you are impatient with a modern play that abandons its main plot to detour into a side character's back story, narrated from 1920-on. Yawn!
See it if you want to see some fine young actors tackle very dense and confusing material with great skill and determination.
Don't see it if you don't like experimental theater even if it's a valiant but failed experiment.