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From 1 critic and 3 member reviews
Members say: Thrilling, Masterful, Splintered, Exhilarating, Acute

About the show

Clubbed Thumb presents a new play in which three sisters (no, not those ones) are stricken with a series of strange plagues. More…

Isabel’s got pains. Anne’s got slugs. And Genevieve doesn't want to talk about hers. She just wants you to eat the damn hummus (she made it!). Let's talk about family nightmares. I mean, uh, memories.

The New York Times

"Surreal, funny, ultimately muddled...This beautifully paced production is as comically headlong as Arbery’s script, its slip-slide of time fast and ever-shifting...Reynolds, whose excellent cast nails the heightened tone, stages some moments so vividly that they are probably more memorable than the overloaded play...The frustrating thing...is that the women aren’t really at its center...It feels like a bit of a bait and switch that, for the sisters, such depth is implausibly elusive." Full Review

Thrilling, Exhilarating, Chilling, Acute, Splintered

See it if you like when innovation in the theater is more than flash & cuts to the level of consciousness.

Don't see it if you’re looking for a traditional, naturalistic family play.

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Intriguing, curious, haunting, muddled, disappointing

See it if you support new work by young US playwrights. or if you enjoy a top-notch ensemble cast working with great confidence in a slick production

Don't see it if you need a clear, linear plot that makes narrative sense. (it will get under your skin though!--there's something worthwhile here!)

Exquisite, Masterful, Must see, Profound, Refreshing

See it if you love risk-tasking, very human & hilarious & adventurous theater.

Don't see it if you like experimental, form-forward theater.

Cast & Creatives (15)