Michael has loved Erin since high school—30 years ago. Erin has a secret. An unexpected reunion, a night of drinking, and a reckoning. A new drama written and directed by Emmy winner Eric Maierson. More…
'Reprise' is the story of Michael, a middle-aged man whose life has been less than successful. He cobbles together an income while living alone in the house he grew up in. For nearly three decades, he’s been in love with his high school classmate Erin. But more than love, his feelings for her are wrapped in longing and a belief that she somehow possesses the ability to deliver him a better life. Add to the mix Michael’s potentially volatile friend Leonard and you have an evening that ends in more than one casualty.
See it if At least it was short. Cliched story about codependence. Loser pining vs. broken beauty in need of affection. Actors lacked chemistry.
Don't see it if You want to walk away thinking about anything. Both heavy and light but leaves you empty. A few funny moments.
See it if You want to see an important, true to life, story of the lingering problems that a toxic relationship of one's youth can cause.
Don't see it if You want to see a light hearted story that has a happy ending.
See it if Unrequited love is indeed a bore, even when it's only an hour long. This piece is well-intentioned, yet the writing is beyond cringeworthy.
Don't see it if This play needs a lot of work, but it's debatable whether fleshing it out would salvage it or make it doubly torturous.
See it if A kind of male-oriented take on the Marnie-from-Girls-type character, the the psychological backstories were interesting, but . . .
Don't see it if wondering if the writer is working on adding another half-hour to the play, with perhaps more depth of the demons haunting these characters?
See it if You want to see high quality acting, like relationship dramas, like humor, are not afraid of controversial topics
Don't see it if You're not in the mood for sexual tension
See it if You like a quick play that is well acted, but, maybe a little overambitious.
Don't see it if You don't like to see major character issues shown to the audience and brushed off quickly and not really dissected.
See it if It resonates on deepest levels even with those who lead quite opposite livestyles from the characters.
Don't see it if you live in your tiny bubble and have no clue about the world outside
See it if You like gimmick-free theatre with excellent writing - the kind of drama and tension on the stage you don't get to experience very often.
Don't see it if You like easy.
See it if Bam! You want a quick short emotional slice of emotional life from great actors and a powerful, heartbreaking script.
Don't see it if You want to be lulled into complacency.
See it if You like great acting, contemporary writing, and thought-provoking dialogue. You'll have several laughs, and be in suspense.
Don't see it if You are looking for a classic.