Playwright Selina Fillinger’s new drama for Roundabout slips into the jagged cracks of a sex crime’s aftermath—the guilt, the grief, and the ways we grapple with the unthinkable. More…
Wash the dishes. Mop the floors. Change the sheets. Change the past. Charlotte is a wife and mother who’ll try anything to put her family back together.
See it if Shows the full range of the impact of sexual assault on survivor, perpetrator, and family and how long and how hard it is to find healing.
Don't see it if Sexual abuse content is difficult for you, although it is hopeful overall. You are or know a mother unfairly blamed for child’s misbehavior.
See it if you want an in depth exploration of a unique side of sexual crime by telling it through the eyes of an often unconsidered victim.
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with the subject of rape or you don't like being in a theater that is four stories underground.
See it if a perspective from the family's viewpoint when a family member commits the crime. not often explored. short scenes but acted well.
Don't see it if want lightness so this is not for you. thought provoking making one consider other's reactions.
See it if A play brimming with poignancy & pathos appeals; navigating abuse, struggling w/ sense of complicity. Such chemistry btw Erbe & Livingston!
Don't see it if Dislike fraught drama across small cast and space. Friendship blossoms in intimate setting where secrets may fester & healing can falter.
See it if you’re interested in a difficult topic of sexual assault. Solid writing and masterful acting. Touches and holds attention.
Don't see it if The topic and acting are intense. It is just a tick slow. Other than that I would recommend seeing it.
See it if You are interested in a ripped-from-the-headlines kind of story with great acting and good writing on a current subject.
Don't see it if You like lighter fare that doesn’t touch on sexual abuse, racism, and what is appropriate punishment for the guilty.
See it if You want a look at the impact sexual assault has on the mother of the perpetrator. Kathryn Erbe is excellent. Play structure is distracting.
Don't see it if Short, choppy (and some unnecessary) scenes break up the story & take you out of the flow ... otherwise, a well-done new play.
See it if You like plays about characters dealing with tough issues in modern society. You go to the theatre for wonderful performances.
Don't see it if a play about the effects sexual assault has on the family of the assailant is too much for you.
See it if Excellent acting in a thought provoking play about the survivors of sexual abuse as well as the families of an abuser
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with stories of rape of children and young women and the life long impact on the survivors and relatives
See it if Great play, deeply touching, mixes humor with pain. Fantastic acting, especially the mom. Very fluid direction makes the scene transitions
Don't see it if fast and smooth. Simple yet effective set and light design. Best play that I have seen this year! Hope it will transfer to a bigger theater!
See it if You would find interest in seeing a rare exploration of the effects of sexual abuse upon the family of the convicted abuser. Fine acting!
Don't see it if A sequence of many short episodes illustrating relevant story points would leave your head spinning.