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The Straights

From 3 member  reviews
Members say: 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.  More…

A kaleidoscopic new play with unlimited mileage.

Already closed | JACK (Brooklyn)

Member Reviews (3)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Ambitious, Unfocused, Indulgent, Entertaining
77
Avg Score

64
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

Also The production is first-rate - the actors inhabit their characters won... Read more Read less

90
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

77
Ambitious

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

Also The writing is the strongest and weakest part of the play. Some scenes... Read more Read less


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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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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