An Off-Broadway hit by Obie-winning playwright Melissa James Gibson, This is a funny, poignant comedy with music that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way towards the choppy waters of middle age. I saw "This" a couple of years ago Off Broadway with Julianne Nicholson, who will soon be seen in the film August Osage County, and it was very good. It's 95 minutes with no intermission. Will Gartshore, who we have hgappily seen at the Arena Stage Piano Bar, is in this.
PWYC tickets go on sale at 6:30. I haven't done their PWYC before, so I'm not quite sure the typical crowd they get. I'll check with the theater. Ideally, we wait in line, get tickets and walk across the street and grab something to eat at Booeymongers.
More on the plot: Jane is not ok. She’s a promising poet-without-a-muse, a single mother trying to reignite her life after losing her husband. Her supportive friends try to help but only make things more complicated while a sexy, French Doctor-Without-Borders incites temptation – and perspective.