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Gruesome Playground Injuries

From 4 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Great acting, Profound, Edgy, Intelligent

About the show

Cave Theatre Co. presents a dramedy about two childhood friends examining the physical and emotional calamities that bind them together. More…

Accidents happen, and no one knows that better than Doug and Kayleen. Over the course of three decades, grievous injuries--both physical and metaphorical--always seem to bring them together; to heal, or at least share the pain. Love hurts…but is it supposed to bleed this much?

Member Reviews (4)


Thought-provoking, Great acting, Profound, Edgy, Intelligent
Avg Score

Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking, Poignant

See it if you enjoy Second Stage Theater and it's selections of work!

Don't see it if you're triggered by emotional trauma.

Original, Great writing, Absorbing, Edgy, Heartbreaking

See it if You want to see a show about two life-long friends going through turbulent lives that will tear your heart and are okay with some profanity

Don't see it if You hate, modern two person shows or heavy drama

Edgy, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if You like watching the progression of childhood into adulthood in a new framework

Don't see it if you don't like jumping back and forth in timelines.

Delightful, Funny, Dizzying, Great acting, Great staging

See it if You have seen the movie, it will be fun to compare! If you’ve never seen the movie, you will still enjoy it!

Don't see it if If you like realistic drama, it might not for you.

April 25th, 2016
“The two actors pull this play along, even with lines that dart into extreme drama and sometimes sentimentality, making each line feel authentic and making the events of the play compelling ones. They are just as convincing as eight-year-olds as they are as 38-year-olds. Through the strength of t...
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