The Dinner Party

Drama · bb bug productions · Ages 18+ · 50 mins · United States of America

Content Warning world premiere
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JP BROWN certified reviewer June 10, 2024
tagged as: mystery · suspense · funny · Dark Comedy · dark humor · awkard · thriller · drama
WOOOOOOOOFFFF! This one definitely had me locked in. It's a real blend of moments & situations that range from dark, to funny, to awkward, to crushing. A really sharp & poignant reminder that every choice has a consequence, and the juice isn't always worth the squeeze. Fantastic writing, and the cast absolutely understood the assignment -- and aced it. Go and check this one out!... full review
AMBROSIA MINGE certified reviewer June 21, 2024
So well written. Both the writer and performers were able to really engage us in the story. The direction added to the audience being drawn into the story and rooting for the two women.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 21, 2024
Some really talented actors on stage who deserve better material. Though I will say that the script is relatively relatable if you've been cheated on by your partner and someone you considered an ally. Even more on the nose, someone who's a colleague.... full review
TUESDAY THOMAS certified reviewer June 20, 2024
Loved Erin McShanes writing. Loved the flow of the actors utilizing a small space. The story was a great twist. Atiny bit of Virginia Wolfe. Utilizing today’s tech onnthe story was genius. A whodunnit mixed with betrayal. Lost love and found self respect. A must see ! ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 20, 2024
I thought it was a really strong relationship story. Neil Simon-esque -- very real, very fast, snappy dialog. But modern, created for today. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 20, 2024
tagged as: funny · Raw · real
If I were to summarize my thoughts and general impression of The Dinner Party it would be an intense, real, raw, rom-com with an outstanding cast.... full review
LASER WEBBER certified reviewer June 15, 2024
tagged as: Comedy · mystery
Love it!!! A fun whodunnit wrapped in a naturalistic modern love story. This is the kind of show that makes you love theater!!... full review
SEAN CARROLL certified reviewer June 15, 2024
As someone who has seen this play workshopped while in its earlier stages, it was a joy to see it come to life in full at The Broadwater. Wonderful use of lighting. Stellar acting from everyone, as well as stellar writing. All and all incredibly well-executed.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 15, 2024
So much fun! A simple idea done extremely well with great performances. It’s fast paced with no fat and leads to a satisfying conclusion.... full review
ROBERT BAILEY certified reviewer June 13, 2024
A multi-scene one-act that gets right to the dramatic point and nails the thorny situation with incisive dialogue, humor and passion. Effectively performed and presented in a small space that the cast and director are able to dominate. The play demonstrates the wages of male wishy-washiness with clarity and a contemporary sensibility.... full review
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