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The House of Charity (Dream Up 2017)

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: Slow, Quirky, Funny, Absorbing, Delightful

About the show

Part of Theater for the New City's 2017 Dream Up Festival: In this world premiere drama, a group of addicts come together for a common cause—and for each other. More…

It's the biggest night of the year at The House of Charity soup kitchen. Can the staff of recovering addicts and alcoholics band together to feed the record crowd as well as convince wealthy donors that the organization is truly fulfilling its mission of love and kindness?

Member Reviews (3)


Slow, Quirky, Funny, Absorbing, Delightful
Avg Score

Delightful, Funny, Intelligent, Slow, Ambitious

See it if you are interested in men in recovery, an ensemble of actors makes this work with some well directed moments. Addiction interests you.

Don't see it if you want a finished product - this is a work in progress. The play is about men trying to be their honest selves and it's worth seeing.

Ambitious & intelligent but definitely a work in progress

See it if you want to see a play about the residents of a halfway house coming to grips with life's challenges interestingly, with drama & with humor.

Don't see it if you lead an unexamined life and are okay with that.

Also The play really hits it stride when it eschews kitchen-sink realism an... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Clever, Edgy, Great acting, Quirky

See it if you like ensemble acting.

Don't see it if you would prefer a musical or light entertainment.

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