This new dramedy centers around a Silicon Valley bungalow, from which three generations of the Finch family are in constant fear of being uprooted. More…
The multi-generational Finches have weathered a rapidly-changing community in the heart of Silicon Valley crammed together in rambunctious harmony. 'Or Current Resident' throws the covers off an eccentric little universe that has survived on fortitude and self-deception; a universe that now lies shivering in the cold glare of unexpected, untenable revelations.
See it if You like to support a playwright and actors even if neither may be at the top of their game for this production that could use much editing!
Don't see it if You can’t sit through contrived storytelling that throws everything...and I mean EVERYTHING at you in the place for any depth or meaning.
See it if Family of 6 with issues/personal problems. All living in one home, the struggles of making ends meet, the worry of losing their home.
Don't see it if you donot small show about family.
See it if You want to see a play about a family and how they deal with loss, overcrowded household and social media. You have an open mind.
Don't see it if You want to see a play that has one theme throughout, this play has several. You are not interested in seeing a play about family issues.
See it if if you want to see a show with some potential but isn't ready for prime time.
Don't see it if if a show much too long that tries too hard for an almost happy ending will never do it for you.
See it if You want to support small theater. The actors worked hard, but the material was all over the place. Many subplots, no real point.
Don't see it if you want a story that actually has a point. This covered so much territory, and ended with one wondering "what was that about?"
See it if If you are friends or family with the cast/developers--like the audience I was in seemed to be mostly comprised of.
Don't see it if Series of underdeveloped/overdramatic plots that never conclude & unlikable characters. Can't really tell you what the point was..just don't
See it if if you like heaps of back-story, tons of narration, and very little action
Don't see it if if you're fussy about how you spend a Saturday night in the East Village
See it if Your pleasure in seeing a family play outweighs any desire for coherence
Don't see it if You are not interested in six members of the same family all with separate issues
See it if you're really into family dramas, the kind where a whole family sits around a kitchen table hashing out issues and secrets are spilled.
Don't see it if you'd be disappointed that the most interesting theme - middle-class economic uncertainty - gets lost amid lesser, soapier subplots.
See it if you like good ensemble acting involving timely and/or trendy modern subjects. And props. A lot of props.
Don't see it if you aren't keen to sit through a whole act of exposition just to set up an explosive 2nd act. Or you're easily distracted by too many props.
See it if you are interested in a dysfunctional family, each unravelling in their individual dramas while living under the same roof.
Don't see it if are trying to escape the reality of current modern society and it's impact on folks who are trying their best despite the odds against them.
See it if you want to leave with a confused crowd that is wondering what they just saw. A terrible play that had no apparent plot or reason.
Don't see it if that's it, just take a pass.
See it if Parents, guardians, artists, teens, anyone who struggles with messy and complicated family relationships and who needs to laugh a bit!
Don't see it if You are under 10 years old.
See it if You can associate with contemporary events and happenings that shock you yet you cannot do anything about!
Don't see it if You're living in a dream world!
See it if You are interested in how current societal changes are playing out, especially due to gentrification and social media.
Don't see it if You are looking for mindless humor or melodrama. This will tax your brain a little.