La MaMa presents this world premiere family memoir set to original music. A story about the cataclysms of depression, fear, and anxiety, and their dynamic intersections with an eating disorder and suicidal ideation. More…
When Sylvia accidentally takes her anorexic daughter’s antidepressant, panic and pandemonium ensue. 'The Pill' is a true story written by five members of The Family – a comic and tragic mash-up of three generations take on living and dying in a post-truth dysfunctional world.
See it if you want an intelligent, entertaining show with incredible music, discussing serious topics, but in a way that can open dialogue.
Don't see it if you have a tough time hearing about suicide or eating disorders.
See it if Youre seeking new theatre that features an outstanding young actress in Wilson. The topic is timely and balance of light and dark is great.
Don't see it if Youre not prepared to spend time trying to track the story or the chronology. Confusing at times, but worth the time it takes to dissect.
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