Members say: Relevant, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Slow, Entertaining

About the show

A new drama at Theater for the New City examining the limits of professional relationships and the danger of rumors.

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Grace is a new hire at an aviation publication and all her co-workers are trying to keep an eye out for her, so she doesn’t make any rookie mistakes. Warren, the paper’s managing editor, decides to take the new reporter under his wing, but as their friendship grows so does the suspicion of her co-workers. The office grows tense as accusations fly and the situation spirals out of control. 



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98
Ambitious, Intelligent, Relevant, Great writing, Provokes thought & talk

See it if U want an intelligent story about work relationship issues relevant to the #metoo hot topic. U want to see talent with small budget.

Don't see it if U ignorantly judge play quality not by content but by theater neighborhood, theater size, lavish sets, & comfy seats. Judge by work quality!

Also It is refreshing to see a play that is relevant to current topic but d... Read more Read less

86
Funny, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if you're interested in the topics of office politics, workplace romance and harassment

Don't see it if you're not interested in office politics or romance, are offended by a few vulgar words

Also Set changes, although in the dark, were a bit noisy

80
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if you like thought provoking and moving performances

Don't see it if you are looking for a happy, feel good play

79
Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Great writing

See it if You want to see a play about workplace misconceptions and how it can affect and change peoples lives.

Don't see it if You are not interested in work relationships and how dangerous rumors can be.

Also Believable. This was enjoyable and very relevant. There was a very int... Read more Read less

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if If you want to see a play that adds some complexity to a theme you might think is straight forward.

Don't see it if you feel that issues of relationships in the work place are not worthy of the dramatic form.

Also We enjoyed this play maybe because for the most part you forget that t... Read more Read less

78
Absorbing, Ambitious, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy contemporary modern themes where you are engaged to consider all angles of the challenges & benefits of professional relationships

Don't see it if you don't like off broadway, east village theatre setting, small theatre, simple fold up chairs to sit on.

Also Saw it opening night and was most surprised at how much we enjoyed it!... Read more Read less

77
Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Slow, Entertaining

See it if you might like a show about a possible work place romance , and the consequences that come from the suspicion of the office workers .

Don't see it if you don't like small Lower East side performance spaces with uncomfortable seating.

Also The actors were all very good, and the play was staged quite well.

76
Clever, Great staging

See it if You want an engaging play about work politics.

Don't see it if You don't like small downtown theater scenes with a big heart and a small budget.

75
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Relevant, So-so writing, Mediocre staging

See it if you like plays addressing current social and political issues showing different perspectives, too. And, to see how biased people can become.

Don't see it if you expect a well-rounded script, smart staging, and comfortable seats. Acting was good, except the boss' role acting was not convincing.

75
Ambitious, Relevant, Resonant, Slow

See it if You like to see 'real life' office relationships examined in an intelligent way even if the play-writing is a bit uneven.

Don't see it if You are impatient with an emerging playwright's attempt's at dramatizing an interesting social conundrum

Also This play is not the best written play and could well be edited down t... Read more Read less

74
Relevant, Interesting, Needs work

See it if you want to see an interesting perspective on office romance/relationships.

Don't see it if you want a well-written, flushed-out play. This felt a bit Hallmark movie-ish. The show needs work but has good potential.

73
Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if An interesting take on the dynamics of a small office settiytng

Don't see it if The inter personal lives of a small group with out a lot of bells and whistles does not appeal to

72
Funny, Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if Story about working with people in a office

Don't see it if You looking for something fancy.

Also Theater is downstairs. This play had alot of good points. At alot of j... Read more Read less

72
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Realistic

See it if you are interested in office relationships. See if you like realistic plays. 3 office room mates acted well.

Don't see it if you want great acting. No need for weird clothes/furniture changes between scenes.

71
Relevant, Slow, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a nice show about office relationships.

Don't see it if you don't want to go into basement.

Also We liked show, but it was a little slow at some points. Actors were go... Read more Read less

71
Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if This show is very entertaining. Good acting. Good story.

Don't see it if n/a you might be a little bored.

70
Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You want to support new works, you're interested in the gray space of the #MeToo movement, you enjoy vibrant supporting characters

Don't see it if You want a succinct, polished script, you're not interested in contemporary issues, you need a production with lots of bells and whistles

69
Intelligent, Relevant, Banal, Slow, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in the other side of #metoo; very realistic portrayal of a small office with all its' back biting and jealousies

Don't see it if you are bored with the #metoo movement and the many variations thereof. You prefer a more professional production; this one has possibiliti

69
Ambitious, Indulgent, Cliched, Slow, Good acting

See it if you want to be teased as to a mature, modern office politics play... but it's only a tease. Complex topical themes not fully explored.

Don't see it if want a gripping drama, thought-provoking scenarios, any tension building or a truthful ending. If I could have blocked out the last 15 min

69
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Banal, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you want an exploration of office behavior including relationships and morals.

Don't see it if if you want a polished production. Good concept here but it needs work.

68
Great acting, Intelligent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You would like to see a show that you will think about after leaving the theater. You like shows that deal with current issues.

Don't see it if You are looking for something “light.”

66
Ambitious, Relevant, Disappointing, Cliched, Slow

See it if You are curious about the gray lines in today's MeToo environment.

Don't see it if You hate the frequent use of cliches in dialogue.

Also There is a kernel of a good idea here, but the play could use some tig... Read more Read less

62
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Banal, Disappointing, Slow

See it if you are interested in office politics; and the sexual harassment therein. You don't mind too many unnecessary loud scene changes.

Don't see it if you expect a brilliant take on the #metoo movement; or you prefer musicals. This theatre is very uncomfortable-many bad sight lines.

Also This could have been so much better; it is too long and should be edit... Read more Read less

60
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Disappointing

See it if you want a show dealing with evils of a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and office gossip.

Don't see it if you want a play that is ready for staging. This show should still be in readings which could help the author flesh out his ideas

Also First, the short scenes and many scene changes are properly criticized... Read more Read less

60
Relevant, Slow, Awful staging transition

See it if Like to see an interesting story of a relevant subject of politics/sex at workplace although the piece still needs more tuning.

Don't see it if Dislike seen long, noise & poor planed stage changes killing the story momentum. Things that need approach revision and more creative work.


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