I Never Sang For My Father
I Never Sang For My Father
75

I Never Sang For My Father NYC Reviews and Tickets

75%
(3 Reviews)
Positive
67%
Mixed
33%
Negative
0%
Members say
Intelligent, Resonant, Absorbing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

About the Show

This drama probes into the disquieting alienation that can exist between father and son – an estrangement that, despite the best intentions of both parties, is often deepened with age and unhealed by time.

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687 Reviews | 113 Followers
73
Relevant, Intelligent, Slow, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if Anderson's drama of the eternal father/son relationship is well-crafted to the point of simplicity Strong cast w/ Buchanan's stoic mother A+

Don't see it if Minimal stage design - shifting black boxes - mutes the emotional content to detrimental effect; feels like watching a scene in acting class

81 Reviews | 10 Followers
87
Intelligent, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in family dramas especially dealing with issues of responsibility to aging parents

Don't see it if You need staging and sets, you cannot suspend disbelief when actors playing father and son are of different races Read more

34 Reviews | 3 Followers
61
Cliched, Banal, Disappointing

See it if you believe parent-child relations are always smooth and loving, and parents should be perfect, so anything otherwise would interest you.

Don't see it if you are tired of listening to adults blame their parents for everything. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

TheaterScene.net
September 14th, 2019

"The current production by the Chain Theatre, directed by Richard Hoehler, never quite achieves a similar revelation, partly due to casting and partly due to odd creative choices made by Hoehler and his artistic staff."
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