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(19 Reviews)
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Confusing, Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Slow

About the Show

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents a new play about Holly and Miles, two heirs to an etiquette dynasty.

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Member Reviews (19)

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1015 Reviews | 420 Followers
Entertaining, Funny, Pointless, Trite, Slow

See it if You want to see a show that's entertaining-ish, but just doesn't seem to really exist for any reason. It's not fun enough or have any point.

Don't see it if You've only got time to see a few of the Corkscrew shows. You're time is better spent at False Stars, High School Coven or All of My Blood.

891 Reviews | 259 Followers
Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if you want to see some good acting from a young cast and great use of props in a small production on topics of the day.

Don't see it if you can't relate to the younger generation and their attitudes or want an ending that is more reasonable. Needs a little tightening up.

563 Reviews | 194 Followers
Immature, Some good ideas, Indulgent, Funny, Slow

See it if You want to support a playwright & cast in the early stages of their careers. You know someone w/the show. You like millennial stories.

Don't see it if You want a clean script: while there are some good ideas, none are developed enough. It has a Playwriting 101 assignment vibe.

520 Reviews | 107 Followers
Needs work

See it if you want to see some great young acting

Don't see it if you want to see a play that has a clear ending Read more

484 Reviews | 130 Followers
Etiquette radio talk show format, Seance thrown in too, Gay millenial rainbow casting, Meet cute foundation, White people's problems?

See it if want to support new theatre festival showcasing millennials and their concept of conflict & what is important 2 their lives, unique platform

Don't see it if want a more varied world view, need to see stars of today not tomorrow on stage

435 Reviews | 61 Followers
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Resonant

See it if You can, it closed yesterday

Don't see it if You're looking for something larger scale

332 Reviews | 43 Followers
Entertaining, Funny, Slow, Great acting, Quirky

See it if You want to see a group of young actors doing a good job with this script. You don't mind a fast paced yet slow at times performance.

Don't see it if You want a powerful performance. You don't like small theaters with simple staging. You don't have an open mind.

240 Reviews | 69 Followers
Incoherent, Weird, Confusing, Relevant, No ending

See it if You want to support new shows at new festivals. Seeing this show would be a mitzvah.

Don't see it if You want a show that has some kind of dramatic arc or plot resolution or point to it. Read more

Critic Reviews (2)

Front Row Center
August 27th, 2017

"Goettler and Hathaway have the germ of a good idea, and they even have some good scenes and dialogue. What they don’t have is something to say about what they’re presenting. They don’t have a play. They have some sketches that don’t go anywhere...There’s plenty of topical humor, but it doesn’t reveal much of anything to anyone. It’s all foam and no foie gras. That said, there is some excellent work here. The standout in the cast is Shackner’s Holly."
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Bedford and Bowery
August 31st, 2017

"While the seeds of a complicated discussion were planted, I found myself wishing for a deeper dive. But sometimes, subtlety is a positive here...This is a show marketed as being about millennials, but it treats its subjects with more care than most journalism on the same topic...It’s not perfect; few plot conclusions are made, it began to feel long past the halfway point, and the ending was puzzlingly vague. But how it approached its characters’ personal lives...was unexpectedly refreshing."
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