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Monday, November 4, 2019

More Theater Monday* - Monsoon Season

We were given complimentary tickets to Monsoon Season for review purposes. Any and all opinions expressed here are our own.

What: Monsoon Season

Where: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
             224 Waverly Place
             New York, NY

Who: Recommended for Ages 15 and Up

When: Through November 17

Mom's view: Monsoon Season is a he said/she said story of a couple who have recently split up. The beginning part of the story is told from Danny's point of view. The latter part of the story is told from Julia's point of view. The gist of the story is very relatable to anyone who has kids and who has gone through a breakup  with their child (or children's) other parent. Then, this story takes a wildly dark turn. Ultimately, this story is a romance because these two damaged people clearly belong together. Yet, it is not a sickening overly sweet and sappy romance. It is an anti-romantic romance; a romance for people who hate romance. If you like your shows (and/or your romances)  unpredictable and with a dark and demented side, you will love this show.

And that's Mom's view.

For more about Monsoon Season and/or to purchase tickets, visit www.afo.nyc/monsoonseason

Tune in tomorrow for Tips for Tuesday.

Photo credits: All Monsoon Season production photos by Maria Baranova

*More Theater Monday  is an occasional supplement to our regular Theater Thursday posts.  Additonal theater related posts can also be found in our perodic Still More Theater Saturday posts.

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