This new work explores power dynamics through BDSM and food and reveals how the people closest to us often have the most to hide. More…
An unlikely meeting between New York City neighbors fosters a new friendship among two couples, laden with secrets. After an incident in which everything is revealed, they must all come to grips with the pieces of themselves they keep most hidden.
See it if You want to see a smart show about lies, secrets, communication and relationships set in a world of BDSM. Well done and not too explicit.
Don't see it if BDSM makes you uncomfortable.
See it if you really liked Afterglow & want to see a fairly frank (if mostly chaste & clinical) look at BDSM, fidelity, identity & sexual boundaries.
Don't see it if u expect to satisfy ur prurient, voyeuristic curiosity via onstage titillation; u want more than clichéd characters in an awkward talkfest.
See it if Normalising attempt (gay v. straight juxtaposition) fifty shadings of the ties-that-bind outlier topic. Unexpected dungeon in the attic set.
Don't see it if Titilations of "Afterglow" not to be found here. And the final word is "Done," as in done and dumber.
Also "Done with you."
See it if you like a well written drama about S & M with good character development. No nudity and any action was part of the story and not gratuitous
Don't see it if you don't like any story about S & M or plots involving gay or gender bending characters.
See it if You want to see a show that deals with an interesting fetish that many people are probably not aware of or at least do not understand
Don't see it if You are expecting a lot of nudity like the last play by this author
See it if If you would enjoy examining different points of view on SNM and relationships, if you like plots about topics not usually address in plays.
Don't see it if You are sensitive about SNM snd fo not particularly enjoy plots about alternative relationships.
See it if you want to understand the motivations behind BDSM. Since the lead is a nurse, I would rename this show Fifty Shades of Gray's Anatomy.
Don't see it if seeing variant lifestyles depicted on stage makes you uncomfortable.
See it if you are interested in sadomasochistic affairs, psychological difficulties of marital & non-traditional friendship relationships & good plot.
Don't see it if you dislike phychological exploration of "deviant," often sexual, behavior, it's effects on relationships & possible origins.
See it if you enjoyed being teased by the idea of a GAY S &M story only to find out later that there's a major heterosexual twist. Huh!
Don't see it if if you don't enjoy being teased with the promise of and S & M story and then are presented with a sprinkle of S & M. YUK!!!
See it if you want to gain some insight into BDSM culture. Well acted and well staged, but....
Don't see it if you want to see a completely flushed out story. I felt like this piece only scratched the surface of the story it was trying to tell.
See it if You're open to an edgy, funny, sometimes rough play that's ultimately about love and communication, way past secrets, addiction or pain.
Don't see it if Themes of bondage, discipline or S&M disturb, or if you can't accept the validity or love possible in alternate life styles, however extreme
See it if Coming from the makers of Afterglow, I expected this to be a sexier show than it was. And I'm pleasantly surprised that it wasn't. This was
Don't see it if a thoughtful examination of power and relationships framed through BDSM. And Maybe Burke gives a standout performance. They are a star.
See it if You want to know a bit about the dynamics of BDSM, for a good show, if you are on a date. To have a good night out. You are curious
Don't see it if You are a prude, don't want to see the theme of BDSM, want a musical, are a BDSM purist.
See it if You feel the subject matter is of interest and exploring this 4 characters story can make you understand their situation.
Don't see it if You expect a raunchy show with nudity. This does not occur unlike the playwright's last play Afterglow.
See it if You are interested in a realistic portrayal of a BDSM relationship (psychologically) and relationships in general.
Don't see it if You are offended by sex, or trans people. If you are looking for something with a large cast or looking for a comedy.
See it if you want some understanding of what true love means under the most extraordinary circumstances.
Don't see it if If you have problems with strange relationships.
See it if You are interested in a very well acted directed play about repressed sexual fetishes. Great lighting and sets.
Don't see it if You are looking for gratuitous nudity for nudity sakes...but it was very sensual on its own terms.
See it if you are looking for an interesting psychological drama about BDSM.
Don't see it if you are a prude or if you are looking for something hardcore. People in the BDSM community are like to find this very vanilla and BDSM 101.
See it if You want to see a subject matter that's not normally explored. Interested in the world of BDSM and the psychological reasons behind it
Don't see it if You don't like stepping out of your comfort zone. You're very conservative. Dont like themes of BDSM or plays with trans characters
See it if You are looking for something on the outter edge of contemporary theatre and are not disturbed by explicit sexual activity.
Don't see it if You are looking for a polite discussion of interpersonal relationships and would rather no know about the darker side of the sex world.
See it if you are curious about the power dynamics of BDSM. and are seeking a sort of intro to it.
Don't see it if you are in "the scene" as it not a realistic portrayal. The wife's interest and quick embrace of BDSM unreal. Hetero men aren't subs to men
See it if Fantastic stage set, lighting&sound Story though seemingly convoluted really works until a late plot development making my # score lower
Don't see it if ... you are opposed to lgbt... discussions sexuality and relationships.