Becky Shaw

by Gina Gionfriddo
directed by Anne Kauffman
December 30, 2009February 7, 2010

Press / News

— Entertainment Weekly & The New York Times
“A blithely cynical and devastatingly funny play…Playwright Gionfriddo is some kind of genius!”
— Variety
— Entertainment Weekly
"As engrossing as it is ferociously funny, like a big box of fireworks fizzing and crackling across the stage from its first moments to its last!"
— The New York Times
"How refreshing to hear a play — for that's what we're really doing, however stunning the visuals — that purrs, perks and pops like Gina Gionfriddo's Becky Shaw."
Shaw Shines!, City Paper
"If you are looking for a smart new play that’s performed, directed and designed magnificently, head to The Wilma Theater’s deliriously funny production of Gina Gionfriddo’s Pulitzer-nominated Becky Shaw."
Television writer Gina Gionfriddo’s play is a witty take on relationships and money., Philadelphia Weekly
"Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match. Only make it the phosphorus kind. That's what playwright Gina Gionfriddo does in her highly flammable comedy of no-manners called Becky Shaw, which played to acclaim Off-Broadway last year and opened Wednesday in a sizzling production at the Wilma Theater."
A wicked and funny comedy of no-manners, The Philadelphia Inquirer