Part of FringeNYC: Sisters Frances and Meg Cheatham are ready to be married off. But sin, scandal, and secrets threaten to unravel their lives and throw them into a world of disgrace. What's a Victorian debutante to do? More…
Categories: Comedy, Drama, Local. From The Schober Group. Written by Adaire Kamen. Directed by Jose Gamo.
See it if you want to see some fine acting from Ms. Shaw, Ms. Dyer and Mr. Sibley or if you are a fan of Victorian theatre or themes of the period
Don't see it if an inconsistent and long script in need of a workshop will bother you along with some sound design that covered up dialogue at points
See it if Some tender acting, but some terrible accents is enough for you.
Don't see it if An intriguing plot idea ruined by some truly boring and frequently out of period dialogue, set in England for no discernible reason
See it if you are a fan of Victorian romances, Jane Austen, "Downton Abbey," or anything else that focuses on the manners and mores of wealthy Brits.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy any of the above. I also must confess that although this held my interest, I found the ending a bit abrupt and unsatisfying.
See it if you're interested in several outstanding performances, a whip-smart and ambitious script, and a play with strong statements on femininity.
Don't see it if a roughly two-hour runtime is daunting or you expect period authenticity - that's not the goal here.