Already closed | 2h 30m | Soho/Tribeca

Maple and Vine

From 11 member  reviews
Members say: Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Resonant

About the show

New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT) presents an accessible production about a  Manhattan couple who have become allergic to their  21st-century lives. More…

When Katha and her husband Ryu meet a charismatic man from a community  of 1950s re-enactors, they forsake cell phones and sushi for cigarettes and Tupperware parties. In this compulsively authentic world, they are surprised by what their new neighbors, and they themselves, are willing to sacrifice for happiness. The production will be presented in a combination of American Sign Language, Spoken English, and English captions, and is recommended for ages 16 and up.



May 18th, 2018
"'Maple & Vine' is hilarious and uncanny in inventing forms of oppression, which the characters engage in willingly, even enthusiastically...This ASL production of 'Maple & Vine' not only makes the play accessible for a broader range of audiences, but also creates additional layers of meaning by ...
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May 18th, 2018
“A sharp, 90-minute social satire desperate to reveal itself...This particular production is also about how we communicate and how we stay silent...ASL, captioning and voiced dialog are all integrated here, a welcoming scenario for deaf theater-goers and an eye-opening experience for hearing memb...
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May 18th, 2018
“In the revival...the actors and the audience enter the world of the deaf...A more complicated world, but also an intriguing one...There are some thought-provoking moments about the nature of language and communication...The playwright hasn’t fully worked out all the details in the world he conju...
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May 21st, 2018
“A thoughtful, accessible production...Only hints at the mid-century vibrancy that gives the era much of its nostalgic allure...Still, the production offers a quiet, complex view into this nostalgic world through its strong performances and Harrison’s thoughtful writing. Though...slightly too lon...
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