“ ★★★ … very touching and quite wise little show that has lived in the front of my head for the past few days. ”— Chicago Tribune
“ RECOMMENDED Chamber-theater-style storytelling and bunraku-inspired puppets contribute to the comic, tragic, honest beauty of this unorthodox yuletide tale, sensitively rendered in Josh Sobel's staging for Strawdog Theatre. ”— Chicago Reader
“ ★★★★ There is an unexpected tenderness in this production that appears over and over, seemingly from nowhere. ”— Time Out Chicago
“ People who would like this show are people who like cool puppets, sad but hopeful stories, and presents from the trash. I think that people should definitely go see this show. I thought it was very interesting, fun, and lovely. It is a very dark but funny Christmas story. ”— Ada Grey Reviews For You
Past, present and future collide on a snowy Christmas Eve when a family's car spins out of control following a disastrous holiday dinner. Josh Sobel directs a hauntingly beautiful play by Pulitzer-winner Paula Vogel that deftly charts the personal trajectories that are forever altered by a single, fateful night.