Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere of a provocative one-woman drama exploring one of our country’s most divisive—and urgent—issues: gun violence. Starring Tony nominee Marin Ireland. More…
When a senseless act of violence changes her life forever, a liberal college professor finds herself inexplicably drawn to the very weapon used to perpetrate the crime—and to the irresistible feeling of power that comes from holding life and death in her hands. Peering down the barrel of a uniquely American crisis, she begins to suspect that when it comes to gun violence, we’re all part of the problem.
See it if The incomparable Marin Ireland keeps us riveted to Zimmerman's gun violence tale even as the tale itself grows taller & taller
Don't see it if Zimmerman loses audience by asking us to believe in a gimmicky plot devise. Silverman ably directs but again Marin has us at the first word
See it if you like one woman shows and Marin Ireland especially, you are interested in explorations of gun tragedies and community reactions
Don't see it if you don't want to be reminded of gun massacres or can't stand one person plays
See it if 4 brilliant shape-shifting solo performance by Ireland, moving from conversational pose 2 red-hot avenging angel vs assault weapons
Don't see it if well-crafted but not altogether convincing script; this is NOT the play that is going to change people's minds about gun control
See it if you enjoy intense dramas. You want to see a superb performance by Marin Ireland.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy intense dramas. Or if you don't like short plays—this one lasts about one hour.
See it if Like compact solo shows that keep you riveted about our relationship to guns/violence. The story builds well. Marin is skillful and great.
Don't see it if The subject makes you uncomfortable, don't like solo shows with spare set and NO props. It's sad, but not graphic. Emotional and powerful.
See it if if you want to see one of our finest actresses in a wrenching solo performance in a piece about our complex relationship to gun violence.
Don't see it if you don't like one person shows, if you are looking for a carefree evening or if you think a 60-minute piece is not worth going out for.
See it if you can enjoy a one woman monologue about the effects of gun violence in her life. This is a passionate and disturbing piece of theater.
Don't see it if you totally dislike one-actor shows; you strongly believe that all gun ownership is a Constitutional right, no matter what the consequences
See it if you like serious drama. Ireland is absolutely brilliant in this important piece of theatre. Now, more than ever, we need to hear this.
Don't see it if you only like big brassy musicals and hate anything that touches you and makes you think.
See it if you're interested in plays about relevant social issues and want to see an incredible performance by Marin Ireland
Don't see it if you hate monologues regardless of how spectacular the writing and acting are, you want to see a play with a fancy set
See it if a heartrending one-woman tour de force appeals to you. Marin Ireland is indescribably sublime in a performance that will stay with you.
Don't see it if you died that day. I can't think of another valid reason not to see this.
See it if An empty stage on which a woman who examines her psyche deeply but cannot know what she is capable of shares her grief and ensuing behavior
Don't see it if Affecting but over-written, didactic and over-directed. Not a moment of unexpressed emotion and nothing left for audience interpretation
See it if you're willing to spend 60 minutes at an intense, emotional, and sometimes eerie one-woman show about the aftermath of a school-shooting.
Don't see it if you dislike solo-performances, want something more lighthearted, or grow uneasy when it comes to topics of child-death and gun-usage.
See it if Do! This compelling solo piece lulls & plants you, powerfully, vividly into the arena of gun violence. Transformative, poignant experience.
Don't see it if grief for gun violence victims fresh. Who should not be exempt: members of Congress & all w/ means to work toward eradicating gun violence.
See it if you want an emotional gut punch about the prevelance and outcomes of gun violence in America.
Don't see it if gun talk or parental tragedy make you uneasy. The subject matter is tough, and the intimate theater makes it that much more profound.
See it if you want to see one of the best stage actresses of our time doing her thing in a very intimate space
Don't see it if you can't sit still and focus on one person for an hour, or if you're sensitive to descriptions and explorations of gun violence.
See it if you want to see a powerful performance by Marin Ireland in a heart-wrenching solo show.
Don't see it if you don't want to feel the pain of a victim of gun violence.
See it if you want to be moved by one of the best written/performed solo works I've ever seen! Astonishing all around.
Don't see it if you are looking for a big spectacle. It is extremely intimate and intense.
See it if You want to see a very intense monologue about a very current topic ( gun violence in schools )
Don't see it if You don't want re-live recent facts about a massacre of school children
See it if you like one person monologues. The story draws you in and spits you out. Marin Ireland is wonderful.
Don't see it if You probably should se this both for the actor's work and the story
See it if You enjoy exquisite acting by a solo performer, you wish to grapple with gun violence, grief, parenthood, feminist identity.
Don't see it if Trigger warnings: discussion of mass shootings, gun violence, school shootings, gas-lighting.
See it if I wouldn't change a thing - this is monologue writing and perf at its very best. Writing is Pulitzer-worthy & Marin takes us on a wild ride
Don't see it if you're the quintessential NRA enthusiast.