Already closed | 2h 0m | Midtown W

Rabbit Hole (Nuance Theatre Co.)

From 22 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Great writing, Resonant

About the show

In David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a sudden, life-shattering car accident claims the life of their little boy. More…

As this bittersweet story opens, 8 months have passed since the tragic accident and the family is still in mourning over their devastating loss. With honesty and humor, they work through their grief and pain searching for comfort as they try to cope and find their way back to the light of day.

Note: this venue is not wheelchair accessible.


Member Reviews (22)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Great writing, Resonant
95
Avg Score

90
Great writing, Great acting, Deep, Intense, Masterful

See it if Couple descends into deep grief & anger after loss of their son. Family struggles to help. Nuanced, realistic writing & acting.

Don't see it if You are uninterested in going on an elaborate, compelling journey into grief. There are also funny moments. Theater is a 4 flight walk-up.

94
Great writing, Resonant, Intelligent, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if like family dramas that deal with real issues that people experience. Great acting, great staging, great set. A beautiful production!

Don't see it if you dislike small, intimate theaters, hate plays that make you think and dislike good acting.

89
Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate an onion-peel approach to story development or enjoy small / intimate theater with very talented actors and A+ script

Don't see it if You can’t climb several flights of stairs (no elevators) or you get overheated easily (AC is weak and intermittent)

100
Masterful, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like intense dram about a subject that is so disastrous. The acting is superb. It is a 40 seat theater so you sit.

Don't see it if If you don't want to cry or if sitting too close is too traumatic.

Also The SHOW ENDS TODAY 6.23/19 SEE IT!!!!!! Tickets are $20!!!!!

96
Must see, Masterful, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like intimately staged, well written dramas with strong actors

Don't see it if You can’t handle heavy subject matters

Also The play hits home very hard through universal themes of loss, grief, ... Read more Read less

99
Resonant, Great writing, Intelligent, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if You like realism and seeing actors up close bearing their souls in a small theater (they call it “close up theater”).

Don't see it if If the thought of losing a child is too much to be able to sit through. Otherwise, you’re crazy not to see it.

Also This is such a well done show. Don’t be fooled by it being “off-off Br... Read more Read less

100
Great staging, Absorbing, Intense, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to see a brilliantly written drama (with some great comedic relief) acted by a powerful cast

Don't see it if You’re in the mood for a light farce or musical

98
Exquisite, Great writing, Absorbing, Great acting, Funny

See it if Intimate theatre puts you up close to the actors and the incredible detailed and layered performances and set

Don't see it if It’s a heavy subject matter, but the play’s masterful writing gives you comedic breaks so nothing is ever too depressing.

100
Resonant, Must see, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want a deeply emotional journey that deals with terrible loss and how people cope

Don't see it if You want something light

79
Indulgent, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if ...you like great acting, an engrossing story, and the dramatic pedigree of Maggie Alexander.

Don't see it if The air conditioning is so poor that the elderly might have their attention on that aspect rather than fully paying attention to the play.

95
Funny, Great acting, Great staging, Intense, Riveting

See it if you like good acting, good staging, and a very intense experience.

Don't see it if you are sensitive about the subject matter, which revolves around grieving for the death of a small child.

66
Thought-provoking, Quirky, Confusing, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if you like to be captured in a story that allows you to see through the lens of a broken couple recovering from such a devastating loss.

Don't see it if you can not handle a consistently depressing setting and are prone to either crying or weeping.

100
Resonant, Intense, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if This show included brilliant acting skills and an intriguing plot line. The plot never left a boring feeling and it continued to surprise me

Don't see it if You have a hard time being in one spot for a while. It is a pretty long performance

91
Riveting, Intelligent, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if You like great acting and clever use of space.

Don't see it if You don’t like to be close to the action.

100
Must see, Resonant, Intense, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if You like family dramas and heavy themes.

Don't see it if You don’t like heavy plays

92
Intense, Absorbing, Profound, Resonant, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see an engrossing take on grief in all its various forms. See it if you like to cry (ahem--sweat from the eyes).

Don't see it if Grief and stories about the gut wrenching reality of losing someone is too fresh for you. The emotions are REAL.

98
Masterful, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if Beautifully acted....Do not miss Maggie Alexander....definitely a rising star!

Don't see it if If you are in the early stages of grieving a death, it might be overwhelming.

100
Intense, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if Great story intense emotional acting not easily achieved!

Don't see it if You can not climb up to the fourth floor.

99
Must see, Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if The subject touches you in any way

Don't see it if You have a son named Danny

Also Olympic performances by entire cast, telling a tragic, important, and ... Read more Read less

97
Intense, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love dramas that make you think, and enjoy a more intimate theater experience.

Don't see it if You are struggling with loss of a loved one, and aren't ready to be immersed in those emotions.

95
Intense, Profound, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like high quality productions in a intimate setting - the acting, staging, and set are fantastic. A rollercoaster of emotions.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy heavy topics. Every scene packs a punch and will make you contemplate deeper questions on coping with life and death.

93
Profound, Must see, Great staging, Absorbing, Great acting

See it if It was a great show! The actors did an astounding job with honest and breathtaking performances.

Don't see it if You don't like to cry.


June 17th, 2019
"DeSotelle directs this Pulitzer Prize-winning play...bringing an extremely talented and invested cast/crew to tell this heartbreaking story...So engrossed are we in what's on stage, it becomes very difficult to turn away...An absolutely beautiful production...Well-crafted...Each scene is a caref...
read more

June 7th, 2019
"The company accomplishes the effect of having the audience act as a literal fourth wall with the very clever and detailed scenic design of Matt Imhoff. It is not often that the feeling of walking into someone’s house can be achieved in a tight, black box theater, but the director and his product...
read more


Related content


Cast & Creatives (3)