GUY I just wanted to see what it'd feel like to tell you to shut up.
Twenty-something and brilliant, Cat is a journalist at the top of her game: tack-sharp and ambitious, and rapidly establishing her place in the field. Until she meets Guy — magnetic, devilishly charming, and married — and the attrition begins. Charting their spiky relationship over eight years, following a rapidly changing America, Halley Feiffer’s harrowing comedy sheds light on how we perpetuate our roles within a patriarchal culture, and the promise of a new paradigm.
Scenic Design: Mark Wendland Costume Design: Paloma Young Lighting Design: Ben Stanton Original Music and Sound Design: Elisheba Ittoop Production Stage Manager: Katie Ailinger Assistant Stage Manager: Lisette Velez-Cross
This play aims to explore the corrosive effects of the patriarchy on women and men alike — to examine the culture that has created the phenomenon of toxic masculinity and its insidious effects, and to start imagining ways we can break free.
Her investigation is as frank and unsettling as anything she has written...by turns hilarious and unflattering but always affecting portrait of a young woman drawn to someone she should know better than to love.
This aching world is penned by a writer who’s a connoisseur of the purest laugh, the highest joke, the laugh that can laugh at that which is unhappy. It makes the medicine go down. (Adam Greenfield, Associate Artistic Director)