Nuance Theatre Co. presents David Auburn's Pulitzer- and Tony-winning drama about a troubled young woman reeling from the loss of her brilliant but unstable father. More…
Catherine spent years caring for her father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father's who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks that his mentor left behind. Over a long weekend, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father's madness—or genius—has she inherited?
See it if You enjoy excellent writing and acting by all four cast members, plays about family relationships, dramas that concern mental illness.
Don't see it if You don't like nonlinear plays, plays that are about mental illness, or academic settings,
See it if Superb performance of a deep, intricate, witty play. Compelling characters and themes. Small, intimate theater.
Don't see it if You don't like serious drama mixed with romantic comedy.
Also I preferred this to the broadway production I saw years ago.
See it if you want to experience great theater and acting, enjoy dramas and appreciate well done scenery, staging and timing.
Don't see it if you are looking for light entertainment with lots of action.
See it if you want to see a solid drama, acted wonderfully in an Off-off Broadway theater near Times Square. Very well done in all aspects.
Don't see it if you are not looking for a fine Off-off Broadway production of a play that won the 2001 Pulitzer for drama and Tony Award for best play.
See it if you enjoy contemporary plays about family dynamic struggles. The writing is fantastic and the staging is great. Great story.
Don't see it if you do not dramatic, fast paced plays set in realism.
See it if you are interested in exploring family - the roles we play and the battle between our individual needs vs family obligation.
Don't see it if You've seen this show too many times. Or if you are not interested in an exploration of Family, the roles we play or mental issues.
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