House Plant NYC Reviews and Tickets

(8 Reviews)
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Funny, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing, Quirky

About the Show

Rivals turned roommates unearth common ground in rejection, rootlessness, and retreat. A play about making do, making rent, and making “Art”—while climbing an (imaginary?) mountain.

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Pop-acculturated, Of-the-moment, Hip, Funny, Sharp

See it if you want to see a new play from a playwright who chronicles the Brooklyn Creative Class better than anyone I know.

Don't see it if a lot of the pop culture references that might resonate with a young adult audience might not resonate with you. Read more

Quirky, Confusing

See it if you want a show about friendships that doesn't really "bloom".

Don't see it if you want an interesting plot. This really goes nowhere.

Critic Reviews (6)

The New York Times
February 12th, 2020

"A Bizarro Breakup and What Comes After In Sarah Einspanier’s fever-dream play, one half of a couple heads to Hollywood. The other gets an odd, and oddly familiar, new roommate."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
February 8th, 2020

"House Plant Brightens Up the Room"
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February 7th, 2020

"House Plant Debunks the Romance of Love and Art: Sarah Einspanier opens her new play at New York Theatre Workshop's intimate Next Door space."
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Lighting & Sound America
February 7th, 2020

"A sex comedy without any sex, an odd-couple pairing in which a couple of poorly matched temperaments noodle around a New York apartment for ninety minutes or so. It's not as bad as it sounds, thanks to an occasional funny line and a cast that is far better than the script."
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New York Stage Review
February 7th, 2020

1/5 Stars. "New play wilts quickly before your aching eyes and ears."
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New York Stage Review
February 7th, 2020

3/5 Stars. "Sarah Einspanier's new play follows young searchers in the digital age"
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