Isn't It Romantic

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Wendy Wasserstein’s play Isn’t It Romantic follows with the post-college trials and tribulations of two best friends: would-be writer Janie Blumberg and her friend, Harriet Cornwall. Both are struggling to reconcile their new-found independence as young professional women in New York City with lingering parental domination, and to establish their own lives and identities. For Janie, this leads to her involvement with a young Jewish doctor who calls her "Monkey," while Harriet enters the business world and begins an affair with her charming, cynical boss. Told in a fast-moving series of funny, touching and revealing scenes, Isn’t It Romantic explores Janie and Harriet’s stories with empathy, wit and wisdom.

Isn’t It Romantic runs the weekends of December 1st and 8th. Curtain time on Friday, December 1st, Saturday December 2nd, Friday December 8th and Saturday December 9th is 7:30pm. Curtain time for our Sunday matinees on December 3rd and 10th is 2:00pm.

We use a ticket-less reservation system. All seats are assigned by the box office. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 401-273-0590, or email Ticket to Any Performance: $25 Student Ticket w/ ID to Any Performance: $15 Pre-payment for any guest ticket is strongly suggested to insure you will have a seat. We accept cash, check, and credit cards (with a service fee). If you wish to pay by credit card, a link will be sent to you after you make the reservation via email. (We know, it’s not the smoothest, but it seems to work for us.)

IMPORTANT: You MUST check in at the box office at least 10 minutes prior to the performance or your seat(s) may be offered to someone else. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

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