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LuEsther Hall at Joseph Papp Public Theater

Exploring the surreal, bizarre, and outrageous comedy that lies in dealing with death and healing, Wild With Happy follows the journey of a young man named Gil who plans to scatter his mother’s ashes in the place where she was the most happy.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Nov. 18, 2012.

LuEsther Hall at Joseph Papp Public Theater

425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013

Previews Oct 09, 2012
Closing Nov 18, 2012


What Is the Story of Wild With Happy?
Wild With Happy centers on Gil, a hardened New Yorker who struggles to deal with the arrangements that must be made following his mother’s passing. As Gil remembers his final conversations with his mother, he also faces a big decision: what to do with her body. He clashes with his brash aunt while simultaneously seeking advice from his best friend and a funeral home employee. Gil’s eventual decision also comes with some unexpected discoveries about his life’s path, as well as his own happiness.

Critics' Reviews

"[Domingo] is an exuberant performer and a compelling storyteller who is unafraid to get a little sugary. He’s also generous, allowing other characters occasionally to outshine his own."

Review by Joe Dziemianowicz from New York Daily News

"The show may have a heavy emotional component, but director Robert O’Hara and costume/scenic designer Clint Ramos pulled out all the stops — this is a play staged with the colorful verve of a musical."

Review by Elisabeth Vincentelli from The New York Post

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