Yasmina Reza's play, translated by Christopher Hampton, blends cruel observations with high comedy in an comic and poignant examination of our most personal intimacies and private longings. More…
Henri and Sonia are putting their son to bed when Hubert and Ines arrive for dinner, a day earlier than expected. As the evening degenerates, we see three versions of the same socially hapless evening in which the characters change subtly each time, providing a dramatically different outcome for each.
See it if You think you might like a show thats part Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf part Big Bang Theory. Good acting but not sure what the point was.
Don't see it if You think three versions of 2 couples fighting over the same dinner party while a baby cries might be just more irritating than it’s worth.
See it if 3 different versions of a scenario . a small theater. If a show about longings and personal reflection and intimacy catches your fancy.
Don't see it if Weak English accents bother you. If you want a show with one plot line. A show that is consistent.
See it if you want to see a good production of a very minor Reza work in which two glib, angst-ridden couples annoy each other in 3 different ways.
Don't see it if u expect any insight, meaning or purpose beyond delivering clever dialogue in a jaunty 75 minutes that lacks the heft of Reza's other works.
See it if You like to see one scene played in a couple different ways. An interesting exercise.
Don't see it if Seeing the same scene, however changed, gets boring and annoying. The acting was fine, but some of the dialogue was exhausting
See it if the idea of seeing a show with 3 different versions of the same basic scenario appeals. Subtle changes in each lead to different reactions.
Don't see it if you prefer seeing one play with one conclusive ending.
See it if Yasmine Reza has manipulating through dialog the story; without adding relevancy or meaning to it. The acting and directing was excellent.
Don't see it if you want to see good theatre
See it if Same plot line done 3 times with different perspectives. The actors try to make sense out of nonsense.
Don't see it if A very minor, pointless play that offers no insight or substance.
See it if you want to laugh as young parents struggle to maintain a social life while debating disciplining or caving into the demands of a toddler.
Don't see it if you expect there to be a point to the device of repeating the 1-act play three times, each with subtle but obvious differences.
See it if You need a nap, have run out of Ambien, want to see yet another homage to Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf but with a British accent
Don't see it if it you can't stand shallow people pretending to be profound, don't like wasting 65 minutes on a pretentious nothing.