Theater for the New City presents Andy Halliday's autobiographical play about sex, obsession, and finding your home. More…
'Up the Rabbit Hole' is the story of a young, gay, drug-addicted man obsessed with finding his birth mother and the answers to questions surrounding his entire life. After finally reconnecting with her, he has the courage to embark upon a life beyond his wildest dreams.
See it if you like kitchen-sink gay melodrama dealing with adoption, drug addiction, questioning sexuality, daddy issues, mommy issues, rape, et al.
Don't see it if you can't abide nearly every gay stereotype crammed into 90 maudlin minutes, leading to an all-too-convenient anticlimax.
See it if you enjoy plays with gay protagonists about issues relevant to the LGBT community, plays about mothers & sons & absent dads, sweet endings
Don't see it if gay subjects bother you, tidy endings don't seem realistic, dragged & repetitive scenes don't seem necessary, too basic of a set feels cheap
See it if touching drama of gay twenty-something adoptee connecting with his birth family. Poignant scenes of addiction. Tyler Jones is excellent
Don't see it if this is not an Andy Halliday campfest. It's a serious drama, well written, directed and acted. Gay love, sex &addiction portrayed with punch
See it if You are intrigued by the storyline and want to see the actors perform the material decently.
Don't see it if You want to see a focused script. This script felt like it tried to tackle too many topics and therefore tackled none of them effectively.
See it if This is a ten (out of a hundred). The lead is a gay, young coke head and surprisingly the play still isn't interesting and/or entertaining.
Don't see it if If this is autobiographical, then the writer must have never seen the inside of a junior high school or above.
See it if You want to see a dramatic piece with great acting that takes on the issues of drug addiction, adoption, and family and gay relationships.
Don't see it if You'd prefer something lighter, or the above does not interest you. Or if you might feel uncomfortable watching a simulated rape scene.
See it if you like a slice of gay light drama w/ a touch of drugs/adoption/romance/rape yet w/ a happy ending. The serious stuff is balanced w/ humor.
Don't see it if you don't like any of the above themes, nor some flashes of nudity & M2M scenes. These were well executed hence more artistic than offensive
See it if U want a realistic drama that includes subjects of identity, substance abuse, sexual content. adoption, maternal emotions, & queer life.
Don't see it if If you are not mature enough to see realistic depictions of drug abuse, sexual & nudity content or are uncomfortable with queer topics.
See it if you are into gay themed drama. The story line is intense dealing with drugs, addiction and the search for one's place in life
Don't see it if you are offended by nudity or simulated sex.
See it if You enjoy a mess and too many cliched, gay-related themes crammed into a too long show and messy script.Decent performances; abrupt ending.
Don't see it if Have anything else to do... don't enjoy a too long gay themed play that involves drugs, adoption, sex, family dynamics . slow moving pace
See it if you have a particular interest in the ups and downs of drug abuse or the search for one's birth mother.
Don't see it if you expect a consistently well-written and captivating script. The actors were terrific but the script was at times banal then brilliant.
See it if You are willing to experience the journey of one man's search for his identity and self confidence, want to see some great performances.
Don't see it if You are offended by gay-themed plays or nudity and drug use on stage, are looking for a light comedy, don't want to see a true life story.
See it if You are interested in seeing a good attempt by a young theater company to depict the life of a young gay man dealing w drug addiction
Don't see it if You are expecting any real new insights, or if you need some levity with your drama
See it if You are interested in how self esteem controls life choices or if You need to be reminded of the destructive effects of drug addiction.
Don't see it if You are looking for originality. This is a story that we have seen many times. It would benefit by developing the storyline of the mothers.
See it if You want to understand how a good, decent young Man finds himself on drugs. Who can he trust? Can he love 2 different families? Find out
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with drugs. You don’t have an interest in a gay storyline. You are sensitive to any area of child adoption.
See it if some great performances by actors... Particularly the 2 young men - Tyler Jones and Quinn Coughlin.
Don't see it if You can tell the direction did not serve the actors and there are noticeable holes in the writing.
See it if You feel like taking a nap somewhere other than your bed.
Don't see it if you don't like overacted, unconvincing plays. This was terribly written.
See it if these issues: overcoming addiction, being adopted, sabotaging yourself, being raped, having 2 mothers & 1 gay brother appeal to you
Don't see it if anything gay, drug addiction, brief nudity, lack of surprises, are not in your wheelhouse
See it if you're interested in a serious show about a young adopted gay man trying to establish a relationship with his birth mother and half-brother
Don't see it if you're bothered by scenes depicting gay rape, fleeting nudity & drug use.
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