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Thumb Wars

comedy · boring boys productions · Ages 18+ · United States of America

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DANIEL JOHNSON certified reviewer June 14, 2014
Clocking in at 25 minutes, Thumb Wars is a brief, pointed critique on human connection in the iPhone age. The play laments the loss of personal, meaningful communication at a time when brevity is valued over clarity. Keith and Monica, under the guidance of their respective best friends, text each other the day after their first date, and the miscommunications and posturing that follow nearly ruin their shot at an honest relationship. The theme of the piece has become a familiar one as of late, and though the premise is strong, the show struggles to find something fresh to say... Please read the rest of the review at <a href="">Cinesnatch</a... full review
WADE SKALSKY certified reviewer June 26, 2015
This short but sweet commentary on modern dating was a treat. The show I went to experienced technical difficulties at the critical juncture but the actors played on, turning a possible shipwreck into something to be admired. Sean Boring wrote a tight, moving exploration commenting on that although things can change we all share the same insecurities as our parents and their parents before them. How we all act out our intentions is where the meat is and Sean has created four distinct characters that we can all identify in some way. Can't wait to see what is on deck for this talented writer. PS- he also got a grammar/spelling joke in there which I enjoy and your sure to as well.... full review