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 appreciate performances featuring stereotypical Millennial coccaine addicted gays acting out and seeking love, and their insipid moms
Don't see it if you do not want to sit 100 consecutive minutes watching or hearing about gay porn, coccaine use, rape, dysfunctional family relationships
See it if interested in gay/adopted youth, addiction, intermissionless 1.5 hrs. Held attention largely because of Tyler Jones' sympathetic portrayal.
Don't see it if you're easily offended by any of the above or brief partial male nudity, betrayal by a "friend." Ends abruptly.
See it if you want to see a fast-moving, well-written, gay-themed play that addresses social issues such as addictions, adoption, rape, hustling, etc.
Don't see it if you're uncomfortable with gay relationships, simulated but non-explicit sex including gay-rape, brief flashes of nudity,and drug addictions.
See it if Interesting look at the interconnectedness of drugs and sex and the impact on relationships.. Some insightful writing and good performances
Don't see it if Gay themed plays or (very limited) nudity.
See it if you enjoy a thoughtful examination of gay life and love, and the issue of adoption and biological parents.
Don't see it if you are homophobic are are offended by brief nudity and sexual situations.
See it if You are into gay male relationships and the reasons that lives can go off kilter, and can come back on track.
Don't see it if You are not interested in gay characters and might be offended by a few bare butts. The play can still use some work.
See it if You are interested in new plays dealing with gay, drug and adoption issues.
Don't see it if You're not interested in gay, drug or adoption issues.
See it if A frank, simple, professionally acted story about coke, adoption fallout, with some male nudity and brief male-on-male action appeals
Don't see it if You're stickler for trenchant depth in the writing. This play is genuine enough but not harrowing, and, therefore, a bit by-the-numbers.