The Flea Theater presents the world premiere of this dramedy about a young woman infatuated with an inanimate object. More…
Erica, shy and more than a little socially awkward, is in love with Dee. The problem is that Erica's politician mother, her friend, and the nosy residents of their Massachusetts small town don’t understand at all, because Dee is a letter in the Dairy Queen sign. 'Inanimate' explores objectophilia, feeling like an outsider, listening to your heart, and finally finding your tribe.
See it if I found this lovely story both moving and eye-opening. It made me ponder how distinctive and special each person can be.
Don't see it if You don’t have an open mind for unusual sexuality. You don’t have a soft spot for romance.
See it if You like cutting edge plays and are open to learning about an unusual form of sexual attraction. The Flea Theatre is in its new home.
Don't see it if You like conventional love stories and linear plots. Do not like small, intimate theaters.
See it if you want to see a clever play about sexual attraction to inanimate objects, in a fine production in the Flea Theater's new building.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with offbeat sexuality and don't like plays with rough edges.
See it if you’ll enjoy strong, consistent performances and smart, economical production design even if the play's intentions aren't 100% clear
Don't see it if you want to be able to explain to someone else the meaning of what you saw; you don’t want to feel very conservative in your theater tastes
See it if you enjoy edgy theater that helps you care about and understand people on the fringe.
Don't see it if you object to watching a play about non-traditional forms of sexual attraction.
Also In its new home the Flea still never fails to disappoint.
See it if You are interested in convincing portrayals of alternate love choices.
Don't see it if You need all your plot lines to go somewhere or if you want your plays fully formed; alternate sexualities turn you off.
See it if 1st of all, the "New Flea" is awesome; beautiful & gender-neutral bathrooms! This play is not for the close-minded. 90-min, refreshing topic
Don't see it if Alternative sexuality, cussing, darkness, small town, otherness, etc are all displayed here. A tough subject matter handled delicately.
See it if you will enjoy a unique piece of theater involving a subject you might not be aware of; you like seeing talented young performers
Don't see it if you would be uncomfortable with a play that centers around object sexuality, involves a gay character, and such.
See it if You like small, well-acted, story-driven productions that challenge norms. A beautiful play about finding out and accepting who you are
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with anything outside the norm, with stories about sexuality or finding yourself. GA, but front row long/accessible
See it if You like non-straightforward plays about esoteric subjects performed by enthusiastic young actors with great gusto
Don't see it if You are not entertained by the examination of odd human behavior and have trouble following intricate plots.
See it if From the writing to the brilliant actors to the tech... this is as perfect as off-off-Broadway gets. Ingenious, thought-provoking & FUNNY!
Don't see it if you lack even an ounce of tolerance for any sexual orientation other than whatever you consider normative. This is about TOLERANCE!
See it if You want to see theatre as it should be: risky, thought-provoking, and well-acted. A truly fantastic production and show.
Don't see it if You don't like smaller theatre experiences and aren't open-minded about sexuality.
See it if delightful premise, very enthusiastic staging and acting, nicely self-aware and manages to stay both ironic and unobtrusively romantic.
Don't see it if you want a completely PC treatment of the subject of alternative sexuality.
See it if explorations of alternative sexualities interest you. If you like a good coming-of-age story with a totally unique twist.
Don't see it if you have trouble understanding/sympathizing with people with alternative lifestyles, desires, sexualities, or ways of being.
See it if You like shows balancing comedy and vulnerability; you think your love life is hard...
Don't see it if You're uncomfortable with diverse sexuality; you cannot relate to dysfunctional family relations
See it if you like to be entertained, challenged, enlightened, experience emotions form frustration to anger to delight, be inspired
Don't see it if you're a dud
See it if you're ready for an emotional and intellectual journey of discovery, as well as if you admire strong acting in challenging roles.
Don't see it if you prefer not to examine your assumptions and preconceptions.