The Straights

The Straights NYC Reviews and Tickets

(3 Reviews)
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Great acting, Ambitious, Unfocused, Indulgent, Entertaining

About the Show

In T. Adamson’s scorcher of a road trip, best friends Phoebe and Nina navigate hitchhikers, shoplifting, drugs, and a flood of selfies as they hurtle through the heart and heartlessness of America. 

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Unfocused, Indulgent, Great staging, Great acting

See it if into a wonderful production of a seriously underdeveloped play about 3 queers on a road trip to visit their straightened-up friend

Don't see it if you expect a play to be more focused than random Read more

Resonant, Relevant, Great acting, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you want to see bright new voices in tackle some universal themes of belonging, friendship, and How to live with an open heart.

Don't see it if You can’t forgive some rookie mistakes


See it if Looking for a "downtown" type play. 2 hours no intermission. Has 4 female monologues that give each actor a chance to shine.

Don't see it if There are flaws but none big enough not to support this group of young earnest professionals Read more

Critic Reviews (2)

The New York Times
December 13th, 2019

"On the Road With No Sense of Direction: Amusing monologues and oddball encounters enliven T. Adamson’s overstuffed play that follows two friends on a very long car ride."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
December 14th, 2019

"The director Will Detlefson does strong work with his cast, which has several stand-outs...The play has many themes, but this is its dramaturgical question. If this is what anger sounds like now, what language do we reserve for love?"
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