The Verdict: Critics Review The Commons of Pensacola, Starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner

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22 Nov 2013

Zoe Levin
Zoe Levin

The Manhattan Theatre Club's world-premiere engagement of Amanda Peet's The Commons of Pensacola, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner, officially opened Off-Broadway Nov. 21.

Directed by Lynne Meadow (Wit, The Assembled Parties), The Commons of Pensacola features Emmy and Tony Award winner Danner, Golden Globe Award winner Parker, Zoe Levin, Ali Marsh, Michael Stahl-David and Nilaja Sun. 

"Judith (Blythe Danner) has been divested of her assets and forced to leave her luxurious New York life after her husband’s Wall Street scam became headline news," press notes state. "When her daughter Becca (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Becca’s filmmaker boyfriend (Michael Stahl-David) pay Judith a visit to the one bedroom condo Judith now occupies in Pensacola, Florida, everyone’s motives are called into question. How will past and present circumstances inform how this family moves into the future?"

The critics have filed their reviews, and Playbill.com has collected them for our readers. Playbill.com will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

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Tickets and more information are available by calling (212) 581-1212, visiting nycitycenter.org, or by visiting New York City Center box office (131 West 55th St.).