Part of the theatrical pop-up 'The Pool,' this dark office comedy is a new work about the ways in which we try to stay afloat. More…
Order is the name of the game in this D.C. proofreading office, but things are all off today. It’s 90 degrees in October, an error has been made on a major account, and someone is going to be fired. As three proofreaders ponder their futures, they become haunted and inspired by memories of a coworker whose body may have washed up on the Potomac today. Who is the next to go? Or are they already gone? 'Washed Up On the Potomac' will be performed in rotating repertory with 'The Rafa Play' and 'Tania in the Getaway Van.'
See it if Office workers endure drab jobs while their true selves boil with loneliness, anxiety, crushes, and fantasies. Disturbing and moving.
Don't see it if You don’t like dark comedy that makes you feel uncomfortable.
See it if you like superb characterizations, young people struggling to find happiness and meaning, wonderful dialog, acting and direction.
Don't see it if you favor "light," frothy dialog, "escapist" theater and dislike loud, "in your face" characterizations.
See it if You are interested in terrific acting in a show where it's amazingly easy to relate to ALL of the characters.
Don't see it if You're looking for a big scale production. This is exactly what off-off Broadway should be - small, relatable, exquisite.
See it if you want to see a play with great acting, great casting, great direction, great staging and great writing.
Don't see it if you want to see a play with a happy, predictable ending.
Also My three friends and I thoroughly enjoyed the play.
See it if the world outside is scary to you, with a crap economy, dying dreams, horrifying news cycles, and trouble finding meaningful relationships.
Don't see it if you'd be put off by the weird and spooky plot elements around the fringe; you don't relate to under-employed and desperate millennials.
See it if you want to see a thought-provoking exploration of the way our hopes and dreams interact with our reality, and some great acting.
Don't see it if you're a snob about production values.