A Definitive Ranking of My Closest Friends

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

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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
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
SHAMIK GANGULY certified reviewer June 19, 2023
The show was fantastic - a beautifully organic script, a dynamic and immersive performance, and a fresh twist on the form of live theatre with an interactive element. Made me want more live theatre in my life.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 17, 2023
tagged as: timely · insightful · smart · funny
Excellent show overall. ... full review
SOO CHYUN certified reviewer June 14, 2023
The writing is brilliant, skillfully capturing the heart of relatable friendships with witty and astute dialogue. The talented cast delivers effortless and dynamic performances, evoking hearty laughter from the audience. With its smart and unexpected moments, "Definitive Ranking" is an absolute must-see comedy that guarantees a pleasurable and entertaining experience for all.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 14, 2023
The show was hilarious, energetic and so true to life. We laughed a lot and it connected with us on lots of levels. We’re so happy to have attended the show!... full review
AINSLEY FERRELL certified reviewer June 03, 2023
I loved this show, I couldn't tear my eyes away from the stage!... 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
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
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