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From 13 member  reviews
Members say: Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting

About the show

The New York premiere revolves around two female scientists, who are researching vanishing bee populations across the globe More…

After seven years of research, Sanam and Ariel are about to publish a career-defining paper when Sanam stumbles upon an error which could cause catastrophic damage to their reputations, careers, and friendship. Now, both women are confronted with an impossible choice: look the other way and save the bees – or tell the truth and face the consequences?


Member Reviews (13)

MEMBERS SAY:

Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Relevant, Great acting
85
Avg Score

80
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Funny, Scientific, Refreshing

See it if Scientists’ relationships are stressed when flaws emerge in their work. Well written & acted. Humorous romantic subplot with a wall st guy

Don't see it if You are not interested in science & academic research. A few liberties are taken to add to the conflicts. Bare bones production.

79
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like stories that relate well to current ethical issues and want to support a good cast in a black box production well lit and staged.

Don't see it if you do not like hearing or learning of research topics and the issues that are faced through interactions among professors and students.

Also The metal folding chairs are tough for a 100 minutes without an interm... Read more Read less

80
Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Great staging

See it if You work in research or are interested in the ethics of research.

Don't see it if If you're an actual researcher, it's a bit stressful! But that doesn't mean it wasn't worth seeing.

90
Exceptional writing, cast and production

See it if new voices, great acting, important issues, relationships, academic and social politics well crafted mean good theater in your opinion.

Don't see it if getting to Queens is inconvenient, or you don't like to think to hard about important issues when you are in the theatre.

Also APAC continues to produce real jewels. Smart, spare but focused and ef... Read more Read less

86
Relevant, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you like plays of moral quandaries regarding current issues

Don't see it if you can't handle technical jargon or believe climate change is a myth

82
Absorbing, Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Ambitious

See it if you're interested in stories about current environmental issues

Don't see it if you don't like small theater productions, shows about environmental issues

88
Ambitious, Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent

See it if Plays about science, scientists, environmentalism, ethics, and personal relationships interest you.

Don't see it if You don't like plays that touch upon science.

Also an excellent play where the supposedly good guys have ethical problems... Read more Read less

90
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense

See it if Like engaging on dilemmas of science Interested in the challenges of women in the workplace Care about bees

Don't see it if Not interested in the challenges of academia

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like stories about friendship, love, work, ethics, betrayal and bees. Very well done!

Don't see it if you're not interested in any of the above!

85
Absorbing, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like intellectual subjects and environmental concerns. If you like suspense, romance and ethical choice topics.

Don't see it if college themed stories, theory related stuff.

88
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Resonant

See it if You want a window into the lives, emotions and ethical conflicts of two women scientists who hope to save a small part of this world.

Don't see it if You don't believe that scientific curiosity and honesty still have value in our society.

95
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if I found the show very absorbing from start to finish as it is about a common topic- misrepresenting for personal gain which is an epidemic

Don't see it if If ethics are not your thing and it makes u uncomfortable then pass thus up

During previews
80
Great acting, Relevant, Resonant, Cliched, Intelligent

See it if want to see some excellent performers in a tense and true feeling conflict that builds to a truly great climactic (or pre climax) scene.

Don't see it if you don't like black box theater, mind some issues with the science, and mind a long resolution or letting the heroines off the hook

Also Truly enjoyed the performances by Rhodes-Devey and Saigal who felt gra... Read more Read less


“A story particularly relevant to today’s political climate...The intimacy of the setting allows the audience to completely immerse themselves in the story of two female graduate students...Both characters push personal and professional boundaries...I found the story both relatable and realistic ...
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