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House Plant

From 8 member  reviews
Members say: 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. More…

From the show:

!? WELL THEN WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR

!? LET’S POP THAT SUCKER IN

When his girlfriend moves on, her best friend moves in. 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.


Member Reviews (8)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing, Quirky
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Avg Score

87
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.

Also Last season “Lunch Bunch” generated enough downtown buzz at Clubbed Th... Read more Read less

79
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.

84
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you enjoy incredible acting, a creative story and relatable characters.

Don't see it if you prefer big budget plays and don't understand millennials.

Also Molly Bernard is FANTASTIC in this show. Truly something to witness in... Read more Read less

78
Easy, Well acted, Refreshing

See it if You enjoy non-intermissioned, easy show to watch.

Don't see it if You are looking for anything big or leading to a clear climax.

97
Funny, Delightful, Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You want to see a new playwright at the beginning of her career. You’re interested in a show that’s funny, smart and sneakily perceptive.

Don't see it if You aren’t interested in the lives of 30 year olds.

53
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You want to support new work, young voices and are interested in the epic moment of historical change that we are currently living in

Don't see it if You are expecting something immensely profound. The piece needs work and a solid ending.

98
Great acting, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love good acting!

Don't see it if You hate good acting!

75
Clever, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Great acting, Funny

See it if You like a contemporary play with some great scenes and good acting moments.

Don't see it if .


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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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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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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