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Bernie and Mikey's Trip to the Moon
Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters

Reviewed by Eleanor J. Bader

BOTTOM LINE: A highly nuanced look at the ways caring for a severely disabled family member impacts one working-class household.

When the curtain opens in Scott Aiello’s emotionally resonant Bernie and Mikey’s Trip to the Moon, Bernie is sitting in a backyard sandbox moving granules from one cup to another. It’s immediately evident that she has a severe intellectual disability. Her parents, stay-at-home caretaker Gladys and bar owner Mike, are now robustly middle-aged, but they know they should be planning for Bernie’s future—and their own...

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Theasy is again covering the 2018 Fringe Festival

The NY International Fringe Festival runs October 1 - 31, 2018.
FringeNYC runs October 12 -28.

We will be reviewing many of the shows in the festival.