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Seven Decembers

ensemble theatre · nothing important productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

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KAT MICHELS certified reviewer June 13, 2016
I was intrigued by the concept of this play - a brother goes missing and for this, the seventh year in a row, the family gathers together to await a phone call from him. He never speaks and they don’t know for sure that it is actually him, but the call always comes the weekend of his birthday, so they all gather in order to cling to the last remnant of hope that he is still alive. This family is dysfunctional to say the least with all of the stereotypical types covered - alcoholic mother, separated father with way younger girlfriend, uptight sister, wild sister and gay brother. The problem was that just as the story started to develop and we began to see deeper than the surface stereotypes, the play was over. Everything was left up in the... full review