Three best friends set off on a road trip south to celebrate and mourn a figure from their past in this world premiere for EST. More…
From the show:
Gretchen, Emma and Whitney have been friends since they were teenagers. They've been sober since they were teenagers. They set off on a road trip south--with homemade female urination devices, too much pie, ill-advised sexual escapades--to celebrate and mourn a figure from their past. GEORGIA MERTCHING IS DEAD reveals what it's like to face adulthood and death after growing up weird and possibly broken.
See it if Female bonding: three age 30 BFF's in recovery go on a road trip & confront the "contradictions within" themselves. Funny & serious.
Don't see it if You aren't interested in a "chick flick." Lots of raunchy talk & action. Sex, vaginas, pregnancy, babies, mothers, men. Sappy ending.
See it if McMullen's female buddy dramedy about a road trip to another woman's funeral Breezy but substantial w/ impressive acting by 3 leads Neat set
Don't see it if Funny, incisive writing covers host of "woman's issues" yet offers no new insights Knowledge of AA recovery issues/lingo helpful Potent end
See it if you want to hear a smart young voice talking frankly about her generation, just turning 30.
Don't see it if TV comedy writing in the theater gets on your nerves, or you prefer scatology in the theater to have a dramatic point.
See it if you enjoy humorous plays with some heavier themes like addiction and suicide, you like bold female characters or stories about friendship.
Don't see it if you don't like plays with much profanity and sexual language. Dialogue often has shock value but plotting is predictable.
See it if you want the best ensemble appearing off B'way right now acting a very witty script by a new voice in town.
Don't see it if foul language offends you.
See it if Girls Trip-ish with 3 struggling millennial women in substance abuse recovery trying to support each other and get their lives together.
Don't see it if Explicit talk of sex, suicide, substance abuse, abusive relationships, esp from women are triggering / too much for you. Creative staging!
See it if Women Power merged with powerful script & acting. A great play that should be on Broadway! It is not to be missed!
Don't see it if You have issues with women being the center of the plot.
See it if you want to support talented up n comer women in every corner of the production.
Don't see it if you treasure innovation or have a delicate sensibility. This is a distaff Hangover w more character revelation.
See it if You want to see an interesting play with good acting by a talented ensemble of players.
Don't see it if You are looking for big production values
See it if To see incredible acting and a touching story about female friendship, this is such a feel good show that also has depth
Don't see it if Honestly it’s such an accessible show, anyone can see it and can relate, if you don’t like buddy comedies I guess?
See it if Interesting and novel story line.. See it if you like punchy and well written plays undertaking unusual explorations of commonplace topics
Don't see it if Not for you if you are turned off by buddy movies about women. Or if you are bored with the chatter of young women or limited focus plays
See it if you like well-directed productions of plays containing struggling characters in their 30s. Some good acting.
Don't see it if you like a maturely written play consisting of complex characters.
See it if you like stories about road trips, women friends bonding, mourning together, characters in recovery emerging into late adulthood,
Don't see it if can't relate to women in recovery & sharing intimate details, stories about mourning a mentor, making humor from pain of childbirth
See it if Three friend going to a friend funeral. They talk about addiction and holding on to their friendship. Plus men, sex and babies.
Don't see it if Foul language. If you think it too a women only show, for its not.
Also All of the acting was good. Dianna Oh was hilarious.
See it if you are interested in a play about 3 female friends on a road trip to another friend's funeral. Runs out of steam half way through.
Don't see it if you want to see a play that is more than just a workshop. This play needs some serious reworking.
See it if Three uproarious girlfriends -- including a very funny and very pregnant Diana Oh -- travel by car to the funeral of another friend.
Don't see it if There's also the husband of one and ex of another -- the third is a lesbian. The women's talk of addiction and recovery is priceless.
See it if you are interested in millennials struggling to find meaning in life, superb acting, humor, pathos, excellent writing & direction
Don't see it if you dislike use of foul language, characters that are often obnoxious & serious studies of people attempting to find their ways in society.
See it if You want a look at how relationships shift in your 30s. You like clever set design and strong new writing with great acting.
Don't see it if You dislike female-centered stories. You want something epic in size and structure.