"The recounting of their moving stories is incredibly relevant to conversations about gender that are happening today. These stories can and should be told...Ultimately, 'Inheritance' could use a little more time and fine-tuning to reach its full communicative potential...Putting that aside, however, Wanamaker tells her family’s stories movingly, and in so doing she opens our minds to questions about the present female predicament." Full Review
"Jessica Wanamaker, writer/director/actress of 'Inheritance,' gave a stunning portrayal of this woman...Throughout the piece as she became different people, Jessica stripped a layer of clothing off. This was such a bold and defining choice. There was no set, no visual metaphor, so she used her body as the physical metaphor...'Inheritance' was so simple, so naked and exposed that the audience felt like they knew this actress on stage." Full Review
See it if You value women's independence and intelligence and are curious about the relationships among the experiences and differences of generations
Don't see it if You do not care about women's independence and intelligence or become overwrought hearing disturbing and graphic personal stories
See it if You are a woman, love a woman, are related to a woman. If you are drawn to glaringly personal survival stories, this is for you.
Don't see it if serious issues are more than you can handle. Not gonna lie-- this is heavy stuff, but she will lift you up if you give her the chance.
See it if You want to see a REAL, beautiful, and absolutely heartbreaking play. Only wish it were longer!
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with discussing violence against women (which you should get over since women deal with it every day).
See it if you are interested in receiving healing from decisions you have made in your life as in our society they would have been judged.
Don't see it if If you are not interested in women's issues