T. Schreiber Theatre revives Michael Weller's 1970 play about a young couple grappling with conflicting opinions on the importance of having a career versus raising a family. More…
Paul is a Peace Corps dropout and Susan is in free fall when they meet on a beach in Bali. They end up moving to Boston, marrying, then separating, and reconnecting in New York. She has become a successful photographer, he a successful film editor. He wants children, she doesn't. 'Loose Ends' revolves around the eternal questions that haunt the couple: “Am I enough?” “Where do we go from here?,” and “How do we define success?"
See it if Nice to reflect upon the 70's. Small stage does nice job with clever usage of materials for the set. T. Schreiber himself directs.
Don't see it if do not want to see some up and coming actors from the various classes at the studio.
See it if want to get a look into the 1970's
Don't see it if a 2:45 show scares you. BEWARE, this started at 8PM I didn't get out of the theater until 11PM. Show has it listed at 2hrs but its not.
See it if revisiting the 70s & the conflicts of the well connected, marriage/family vs. job, having it all, etc. are issues u want 2 see discussed
Don't see it if you're looking 4 insights into the 70s, a plot driven storyline, well developed characters, or scenes that go on 2 long drive you crazy
See it if You want to see a play that is strongly based in the 70's. You want to see a play about a couple and their mainly ups and some downs.
Don't see it if You are not interested in a love story. you don't want to see a fun play. You don't like anything 70's
See it if you lived through the 70s and are nostalgic for the transition from flower child to materialistic adult; like any relationship story
Don't see it if you lived through the 70s and do NOT care to relive that era; don't like meagerly drawn protagonists & too many unnecessary characters
See it if you would like to see a show about a couple's romance and relationships during the 1970s, involving their trials and tribulations
Don't see it if you're not interested happenings in the '70s, issues with a young couple's dating and marriage, involving problems many couples face then as
See it if You want to see a great script acted with so-so actors. The leads start strong but in the 2nd act they seem bored with the play.
Don't see it if You are looking for great consistant performances.
See it if you enjoy plays about relationship and marriage struggles; well written, real-life dialogue
Don't see it if you don't like an almost 3 hour runtime. Can be a bit slow at times.
See it if you look a one dimensional look at characters who are each extremely annoying and frustrating.
Don't see it if you want to learn anything about the human condition.
See it if you remember the 70s with nostalgia, like clever scenery, student actors (actually quite good), don't mind long shows.
Don't see it if you remember the 70s as just too much, you don't like characters that are too full of themselves to make much of relationships.
See it if Great acting, relationship oriented plays are your thing. The actors were really awesome and "got into" their roles.
Don't see it if You want lighter fair with a happy ending, or if you have trouble relating to the "70's." It's a little dated but has a definite message.
See it if If you were a 60's teen becoming a 70's adult add about 5 points, if conflicting emotions and life choices entertain you, this is for you
Don't see it if This is about coming of age so if you find that old hat stay away. Also if you prefer large staged productions this is not for you
See it if you're in the mood for a meandering, intimate trip through a couple's evolving relationship over the course of a few decades.
Don't see it if you want high production values, super professional acting, or a taut narrative. It felt a bit amateur, like an ambitious college play.
See it if Life's decision making always challenges you and never quite comes to a conclusion. Good acting, great staging.
Don't see it if A three hour story following a self indulgent couple isn't your thing.
See it if you enjoy a small studio atmosphere with good acting. Not the best production by Schreiber Studio I've seen
Don't see it if you're after something that's a little faster moving
See it if You have an appreciation for a well written, relationship heavy play.
Don't see it if You can't handle watching the demise of a relationship over time.
See it if you like good acting, directing, scenic elements- story about sexual politics in 1970's America.
Don't see it if a story about a woman who has to choose between having a career or a family