What We Cannot Forgive
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What We Cannot Forgive
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What We Cannot Forgive NYC Reviews and Tickets

67%
(13 Reviews)
Positive
54%
Mixed
31%
Negative
15%
Members say
Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing, Disappointing, Ambitious

About the Show

This new play explores three generations dancing with the effects of addiction. Dr. Harold Wise stops drinking after over 25 years and discovers the past is not easy to forgive.

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Member Reviews (13)

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796 Reviews | 217 Followers
69
Somewhat banal and cliched, Slow, Quirky, Disappointing, Relevant

See it if you are up for the horrible affect of drug and alcohol abuse on a family - good, young actor in first role, good points on rights/tolerance.

Don't see it if you want a flawless production - acting is uneven, set and prop problems, script is long and lumpy, pauses interrupt flow. Long first act.

382 Reviews | 201 Followers
75
Relevant, Great acting, Banal

See it if Effects of addition on a family

Don't see it if sad endings.

411 Reviews | 72 Followers
68
Personal storytelling, Devastating disease, Addiction and alcoholism

See it if Jumping from house to house and year to year in a multigenerational addict alcoholic family.

Don't see it if You’d rather not see the devastation caused by drugs and alcohol acted out on stage.

302 Reviews | 96 Followers
24
Long, Disappointing, Cliched, Sophomoric writing, Confusing

See it if you are a friend of the cast. The cast tried their best with this confusing, sophomoric book, which feels written by a teenager.

Don't see it if you want a coherent, intelligent story about alcoholism and physical abuse. This is NOT it. Read more

226 Reviews | 22 Followers
69
Just ok everything

See it if You don’t mind spotty acting and writing. Sometimes good sometimes not so good

Don't see it if You Require Consistent acting and writing. Read more

81 Reviews | 10 Followers
84
Great acting, Confusing, Relevant

See it if You are interested in the effects of addiction on intergenerational family life

Don't see it if You do not like non linear plays. You prefer totally happy endings Read more

73 Reviews | 38 Followers
81
Intense, Clever, Absorbing

See it if The cast as alcoholics were spot on. The son did an excellent job. Smart set design. Reminiscent of most alcoholic genes. I enjoyed it.

Don't see it if You dont like addiction portrayals or small venues. There were many pauses with actors off stage.

77 Reviews | 7 Followers
76
Great acting, Banal, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You like plays that deal with family situations and problems. Also if you enjoy a no frills type of show with great acting.

Don't see it if You would rather see a play with a lighter subject matter. Also if you are not comfortable seeing a show that deals with addiction issues.

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