First production of A Kid Like Jake by Daniel Pearle in NYC since its Lincoln Centre debut.
Oct 20, 21, and 22, 2016 at 8pm, Limited Engagement
Directed by Michael D'Angora
Cast: Becky Baumwoll, Nairoby Otero, Luke Younger, Amanda Barron
Production Design by Ran Xia
Produced by YOLO! Productions
On the eve of the admissions cycle for Manhattan's most exclusive private schools, Alex and Greg have high hopes for their son Jake, a precocious four-year-old who happens to prefer Cinderella to G.I. Joe. A Kid Like Jake is a study of intimacy, parenthood, and the fantasies that accompany both.
Running time: 1:30
Seating: General Admission
"[A] smart, fluent drama…Mr. Pearle has found an intriguing subject of real currency, and one that stirs our natural sympathy." —NY Times. "A KID LIKE JAKE is a searching, keenly perceptive look at how the nature-versus-nurture question can play out on the front lines of tolerance today." —Time Out NY. "Daniel Pearle's polished new dramedy…is full of perceptive details about the intense world of affluent parenting, where every child is gifted and the struggle for dominance begins at home." —NY Magazine.