A Definitive Ranking of My Closest Friends

Comedy · jay stalder · Ages 17+ · United States of America

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LASER WEBBER certified reviewer June 02, 2023
tagged as: genius · Lively · hilarious · Sitcom · modern · lgbtq · Comedy
This show was incredible. So much better than I could have imagined! The writing is sharp and hilarious and the acting feels so natural. Truly a highlight. ... full review
CAMERON CHYUN certified reviewer June 20, 2023
A hilarious and uncomfortable depiction of voyeurism within a realistically, withering friend group that unfortunately could not stick the landing. At least, within the version of the play I got to see. For 90% of the play, I found the dialogue, character dynamics, and performances super engrossing. The very well-thought-out title delivers the concept perfectly with the friend group feeling both "lived-in" as well as dangerously toxic at the same time. The ambiguity of each character's true thoughts on the group, the established romances that feel newer to the group, and the discussion around the list itself left a lot of implied history within the group that made the friendship incredibly convincing. The projection of the friend groups' ... full review
MARK VELEDNITSKY uncertified reviewer June 21, 2023
tagged as: witty · funny · hilarious
Thoroughly hilarious show that far exceeded my expectations.... full review
KAILA TACAZON certified reviewer June 01, 2023
tagged as: contemporary · dramedy · Comedy
5/5 So engaging and fun. Totally worth watching. ... full review
LINDSAY KELLY certified reviewer June 02, 2023
Such a fun and relatable show exploring the inner workings of friend groups. The comedy and pacing was spot on, and my boyfriend and I caught each other's eyes numerous times when characters felt familiar and similar people we know. At dinner after we couldn't help but make our own rankings, which actually led to some random, heartfelt texts being sent, so maybe putting names in a list isn't all bad, lol. ... full review
RODY VILLEGAS certified reviewer June 01, 2023
A play about relationships between friends, about friends in relationships, and the relationships between friends in relationships. ... full review
BRIAN KNUDSON certified reviewer June 02, 2023
tagged as: plot twist · friendship · witty · clever · comedic · lighthearted · fun
This show boasts clever writing and a colorful ensemble with some fun surprises! I laughed out loud a few times and left the theatre with a smile on my face. I give it a high ranking!... full review
ANGELIQUE FUSTUKJIAN certified reviewer June 02, 2023
Thoughtfully crafted and well-written. Keen understanding of comedic timing and the nuance of aged friendships. Congrats to all of you for a wonderful opening night! PS: I wanted to jump in and be on stage with all of you! Truly so fun to watch. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 02, 2023
tagged as: energetic · light-hearted · witty · quick · funny
Light-hearted and relatable, Definitive Ranking was a delightful, bite-sized comedy. ... full review
CHRISTOPHER CHIANESI certified reviewer June 02, 2023
tagged as: Comedy · playwright · fun · friends
I really enjoyed this play. The writing was excellent, and the entire piece felt very relatable. Highly recommend! ... full review