The Flea Theater presents this New York premiere addressing #metoo feminism at the intersection of gun and sexual violence. More…
In "Good Friday", a ricochet of bullets disrupts a fierce and funny feminist debate. Assaulted at every turn, a group of millennial women must decide whether they are ready to put their bodies on the line for each other.
See it if for the strong performances in this women produced & preformed play about women's issues. Truly stunning!
Don't see it if you have triggering issues with violence which is both discussed and preformed on stage.
See it if you understand that there are many sides to the #metoo movement and enjoy any exploration of the issues.
Don't see it if no matter how interesting the issues, you can't watch a play with constantly hysterical characters you don't care about.
See it if you're interested in school violence & #MeToo issues; want to nurture young talent; & appreciate plots that twist & turn .
Don't see it if you're easily triggered or take offense at plays that touch on timely issues but speed past them to traffic more in thrills & chills.
See it if you want to see a show that challenges preconceptions of gun violence and if a violent reaction is ever justified.
Don't see it if you want an evening of light theater. Also if you don't like blood, violence, &/or profanity. Also if you want to like the characters.
See it if You want to get into the mind of a school shooter and why they choose to pursue to shoot at random people
Don't see it if You do not like violence or trauma or an intense show. This was very deep and thought provoking
See it if You want your theater to have a strong message and you want to support women!
Don't see it if You cannot handle intense situations, strong language and violence. You will be immersed in the content of the show.
See it if Today’s social and civil issues matter to you
Don't see it if You are looking for light hearted entertainment. There are moments of levity but the play will leave your mind and heart racing
See it if You're interested in participating in contemporary theater that challenges you to engage with a number of the most socially pressing matters
Don't see it if You're a Baby Boomer who can't hear actual dialogue when everyone speaking is female...then again this show is most important for you to see
See it if you would want to see a cautionary tale of how violence can provoke violence, even though it might make you uncomfortable at times.
Don't see it if repeated depictions of violence, with guns & otherwise, might make the event too uncomfortable for you to sit through.
See it if you want a twist on women's issues, violence, guns and race presented with some good acting, fitting contemporary projections and music.
Don't see it if loud and multiple conversations bother you. Also, set currently, the plot is incorrect about police response for an active shooter on campus
See it if Want radical feminist look at guns, power, rape, domestic terror, school shooting, women & men's violence towards women, toxic masculinity.
Don't see it if Yelling over each other, deafening sfx/music, terrifying situation, profanity, heavy religious conviction/symbolism. emotionally exhausting.
See it if You want to watch a show perfectly suited to our currant political climate. While by no means perfect it is well worth the space it inhabits
Don't see it if You want a show that is rainbows and candy canes. You don't want to think or be confronted. Not all the acting levels are the same.
See it if Cast acts organically involving us in their predicament as an active shooter in the school eventually confronts all in the room.
Don't see it if Violence and other visceral subjects are not your cup of tea.
See it if U like theatre as political statement & don't much care about the presentation as long as U endorse the message; U want to support the Flea.
Don't see it if U expect a polished, well-acted production; U don't think good intentions are enough to make good theatre.
See it if You want to see a brilliant playwright show women dealing with violence in a profound & relevant way. You want to see truly brave acting
Don't see it if You would be overwhelmed by graphic discussions of rape and seeing/hearing gun violence. You want to keep your eyes closed to reality.
See it if you heed the warnings. Story focuses on the intersection of gun violence and sexual violence. Involves loud noises and chaotic staging.
Don't see it if you want to avoid stories about gun violence and/or sexual violence (heed the content warnings on this one). You don't like diverse casts.
See it if It’s an intense story with a lot of violence. I found myself really absorbed in the plot and it moved quickly.
Don't see it if Gender studies mystifies you and stage violence or blood is too much for you. The acting is uneven.