What Is the Story of Reasons To Be Happy?
Neil LaBute’s Reasons To Be Happy is a companion piece to his Tony-nominated play Reasons To Be Pretty, but fear not, you didn’t have to catch Pretty to love Happy. Steph and Greg are exes who run into each other again, only now Steph is married to another man and Greg is dating plain Steph’s beautiful friend Carly. Carly is recently divorced from Kent, who is doing his best to manage his jealousy and anger issues. As Greg and Carly’s relationship becomes more serious, Steph and Greg can’t ignore their inexplicable chemistry, and soon Greg has to choose which life will really make him happy.
What Is Reasons To Be Happy Like?
This two-act, four-person play features fast-moving scenes infused with relatable humor and flawed but lovable characters. The cast features TV stars Jenna Fischer and Leslie Bibb making their off-Broadway debuts alongside talented theater vets Josh Hamilton and Fred Weller. The four-person ensemble works well together, each giving a performance worth writing home about. The thought-provoking play is unpredictable, and audiences are sure to enjoy their brief ride with Reasons To Be Happy.
Is Reasons To Be Happy Good for Kids?
This is not a show for young children. Each scene contains profanity and one scene includes a graphic sexual discussion.