Mint Theater Company presents the very belated world premiere of Miles Malleson's 1933 "un-romantic comedy" about life in an open marriage, and the price of free love. More…
Stephen and Anne, blissfully happy for eight years, are committed to living up to their ideals. When Stephen, a writer who isn’t writing, begins to sink into a funk of unproductive moodiness, Anne encourages him to seek out a fresh spark. Can their marriage survive uncompromising generosity, sacrifice, and love? 'Yours Unfaithfully' was published in 1933 but never produced...until now.
See it if you enjoy rarely seen plays from early-mid 20th century, curious about how older play would cover "open marriage," like intimate setting
Don't see it if older plays are not your cup of tea, you don't like thoughtful comedies or plays in which women learn to express themselves
See it if Interested in the topic of jealousy and romantic love. It reminded me of a Wallace Shawn play -- lots of conversation about a topic.
Don't see it if Topic not for children. And they would find it baffling and boring anyway!
See it if you want to see a play that was never produced.
Don't see it if you want to see a well acted and directed play. This is just the opposite. Play feels very long. Acting is amateurish.
See it if you'd enjoy an interesting premise - the search for happiness in open infidelity - examining the disconnect between our logic & emotions.
Don't see it if you'd be dissatisfied with a predictable destination for a journey that's not as satisfying in its trajectory as it could have been.
See it if You enjoy Mint Theater productions. Always well done-great sets-interesting forgotten plays. Max Von Essen a treasure. Wonderful twist end.
Don't see it if You want today's language. If you want plays about kids on the edges of society this week s not that.
See it if You enjoy period pieces that are beautifully acted, written and staged.
Don't see it if You don't like plays dealing with adultery or you only like shows based in the modern day.
See it if you are interested in the pros and cons of an open marriage.
Don't see it if you want a play with a lot of energy. This one is mostly people involved in an open marriage calmly discussing their feelings.
See it if You like good dialogue about relationships. Loved costumes and acting. Relationships are fascinating. Open marriages are not easy.
Don't see it if You don't like British humor or privileged society.
See it if you enjoy plays about complex emotions within relationship (jealousy, love, communication, etc). It has some great emotional moments.
Don't see it if you want something fast-paced or edgy by today's standards. It centers around the emotions, rather than actions, of the characters.
See it if you enjoy drawing room sort-of-comedy. Good acting and old-fashioned situations.
Don't see it if You like quick, witty comedy. It is sort of slow and certainly not Noel Coward. But all in all an OK evening.
See it if you've always wished you could be transported back to the 1930s and see the premiere of a somewhat Cowardesque comedy w/o British accents.
Don't see it if George Bernard Shaw's oh-so-modern exchange of ideas about the sexes makes you yawn because in a way this is just second-rate Shaw.
See it if You enjoy an old fashioned 3 act play that is relevant and satisfying, and will leave you with something to discuss.
Don't see it if You like action more than dialogue.
See it if you enjoy intelligent and well written plays about the challenges couples face in maintaining a loving marriage.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the various manifestations of love, jealousy and the need to be oneself.
See it if You would like to see the pros and cons of an open marriage demonstrated in a play. Your enjoy period clothing. This is set in 1933.
Don't see it if Your offended by open relationships. You get confused when you hear references to cricket and don't understand it.
See it if You like intelligent writing, good acting and beautiful sets and costumes.
Don't see it if You like shows that are fast-paced and have closure at the end.
See it if you are interested in the concept of open marriage. Not terrible but not compelling either.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the relationships of the English upper middle class.