What Do Critics Think of Can You Forgive Her?

The Verdict   What Do Critics Think of Can You Forgive Her? Amber Tamblyn stars in the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Gina Gionfriddo at the Vineyard Theatre.
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Darren Pettie and Amber Tamblyn Carol Rosegg

The New York premiere of Gina Gionfriddo’s Can You Forgive Her? officially opened May 23 at the Vineyard Theatre Off-Broadway. Leading the cast of the new play by the two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist is Amber Tamblyn (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), making her Off-Broadway debut.

Directed by Peter DuBois, previews of Can You Forgive Her? began May 4.

Gionfriddo’s dark comedy takes place on Halloween and is centered on Miranda, a woman who is drowning in debt and on the run from her date who has threatened to kill her.

Completing the cast are Eshan Bay (House of Cards), Ella Dershowitz (Intimacy), Darren Pettie (Mad Men), and Tony winner Frank Wood (Side Man).

See what critics thought of the new play and flip through photos of the production below:

DC Metro Scene (Deb Miller)

Deadline (Jeremy Gerard)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)

Time Out New York (Adam Feldman)

Variety (Marilyn Stasio)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)


The production features set design by Allen Moyer (Dot), costume design by Jessica Pabst (The Heidi Chronicles), lighting design by Russell Champa (In the Next Room), and sound design by Daniel Kluger (Significant Other).

Tickets are available by visiting Vineyardtheatre.org or by calling (212) 353-0303.

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