The Drilling Comedy presents this world premiere comedic drama where four women discuss friendship, faith, fertility, and cheesecake . More…
At their weekly potluck gatherings, Susan, Jennifer, and Brenda are as likely to exchange recitations of scripture as they are casual insults over what exactly is in the "potato thing" that Brenda brings regularly. A fundamental disagreement is prompted when Susan, the hostess of the gathering, asks: when the Angel Gabriel appeared, did Mary have a choice, or could she have said no to bearing Jesus? Swanson's timely play poses intractable questions: Do women have free will? Do they want it? Do they want it for each other?
See it if you like a very intimate theater, a simple set and the debate of abortion. Good acting, good direction and some funny moments.
Don't see it if The story line/plot and writing need to be improved somewhat if it has ambitions of going off Broadway. It gets a little slow at times.
See it if You are interested in the discussion about the basis of Christianity regarding women’s free will. All four actresses own their characters.
Don't see it if You don’t like tight intimate spaces. The play might benefit from being shorter.