Set in a world consumed by social media, "The Floor Is Lava" follows a group of millennials struggling with success, jealousy, and the true meaning of connection. More…
In high school, Sean was voted “Most Likely to Succeed.” Ten years later, and not where he expected to be in life, he reunites with his high-school buddies at the launch party of their friend’s hugely successful app.
See it if you want to see a smart, thoughtful look at Millennials transitioning from coddled youth to self-reliant adults and facing success & failure
Don't see it if u expect a typical slacker comedy about typical 20-somethings. [There are laughs here, but it's a more sober, wiser look @ life's struggles]
See it if you’d like to experience an affecting, disturbing look at the plight(s) of a class of millennials as they try to attain full adulthood.
Don't see it if deeply probing psychological naturalism is not your bag.
See it if you enjoy well-written plays that ring true, this one about millennials in the age of social media employment and life. Good direction & set
Don't see it if you are not interested in the pressures on the young workforce today or do not like dealing with other people's tensions, sometimes loud!
See it if relationship driven dramas excite you. Four school friends explore the changes that have occurred in a few years of real world living.
Don't see it if you like your theater light. The drama is interpersonal and stunning.
See it if You want an honest look at how friends are not always happy for their friends when they become successful
Don't see it if You are not interested in a play about millennials who are spoiled and realize their lives don’t move in a straight line
See it if you had a quarter-life career crisis within the last 5-10 yrs; are/know someone who was successful (like Series C successful) in their 20s.
Don't see it if your job isn’t a big part of identity. May interest less if your work is indisputably useful—like medicine, military, primary education.
See it if you want to see a show with fine acting, staging, and direction about a topic most of the audience can relate to.
Don't see it if you want to see show where you have a deep connection to the characters. If you don't mind a too hopeful, unrealistic conclusion.
See it if You can appreciate a show about growing up together, going separate ways and meeting or not meeting expectations
Don't see it if You only enjoy happy experiences and endings
See it if You like to see a small, talented cast, off-off-Broadway. All 4 actors were phenomenal in this 100-minute play. Totally for millennials,
Don't see it if Although an older crowd can enjoy it. Lots of drinking, cussing, and drugs. My only gripe is, it could've been possibly 10-minutes shorter.
See it if you are interested in seeing someone go through existential crisis for the duration of 1 hr 45 mins.
Don't see it if you don’t like repetitious dialogue or don’t care for “millennial problems”.
See it if you are interested in the "social media" generation, the ups and downs of life's choices, the twists and turns of friendship
Don't see it if you want something fluffy or musical, watching alcohol and drug abuse offends you
See it if you have wondered whether socially defined “success” will lead to happiness; powerful chemistry between male leads; great atmosphere control
Don't see it if Everything happens in La Mama’s basement theatre, staircases may be problematic; 1hr40min without intermission, need big bladder
See it if Interesting story in the social media age of twenty-somethings dealing with success and failure. Good acting, storyline and kept me engaged.
Don't see it if You prefer a lighter subject matter.
See it if you appreciate great writing and superb acting. 4 actors, one set, tons of intense dialogue and emotion - real struggle w/friendships/career
Don't see it if its a bit long with no intermission or let up in intensity
See it if If you like plays involving personal life issues between friends and how they deal with them.
Don't see it if If you don't like shows that deal with personal issues and would like to see something more light hearted.
See it if enjoy high school reunion type parties that define a characters' place in the hierarchy of society and watching actors argue in every scene.
Don't see it if you want to see something more meaningful, I'm not sure this millennium story is worth telling, but the acting was great.
See it if A probing play questioning the meaning of success for millennials. Is it money? Friendship? Satisfaction with one’s day?good questions
Don't see it if Somewhat long play with no intermission is off putting. No interest in meaning of success in today’s money hungry society
See it if You like stories about young adults who have lost their way, interested in the pressure to always succeed, the ugly side of friendship
Don't see it if You don’t like plays without an intermission, are sick of millennials and their arrogance, don’t enjoy plays that are one continual scene
See it if you'd enjoy an intelligent well acted play about millennials facing existential crises and billion dollar pay outs.
Don't see it if you' prefer a more breezy play or musical. Some scenes intense and unrelenting.
See it if You like great acting by a strong ensemble cast.
Don't see it if If you don't want to see another play about success and status anxiety. This theme has been explored better in many past projects.