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PRESS FOR TURNING TABLES:

"Turning Tables is a total charmer; it's as delicious as dinner at your favorite eatery, and nourishing too. ... They've given us a smart, funny, and insightful slice of life—or, more accurately, five slices—in this innovative, well-produced show, making for an auspicious debut for their company, ... The acting is sharp, the writing is clever and vivid, the staging (by director Gita Reddy) and production values are terrific." Martin Denton, nytheatre.com (read full review)

The Connecticut Post calls Turning Tables "hilarious and poignant" (read full review)

And Backstage says "SNL should take notice" (read full review)

Bloggers are also lining up to give us their praises...

Whatblows writes "TURNING TABLES will be most appreciated by those who have waited tables before, but the Coffee Cup Theatre Co can be proud of the fact that their piece appeals to a wider audience as well, as evidenced by the hysterically laughing full house ..." (read full review)

and cliffsvoice.com tells people to "Go see this one"

PRESS FOR STANDING CLEAR:

Nytheatre.com

Standing Clear gets right to the heart of what it means to be a New Yorker, by examining the institution that, perhaps more than any other, binds us all together on these tiny islands we inhabit: the subway. … it reflects back wise and often overlooked truths. And, oh yes...it's a very entertaining ride. … Standing Clear reminds us of the human desires and kindnesses we share that allow us to survive the daily ordeal underground. … The show is staged with endearing simplicity by director Barbara Karger… The five actors who play these many subway riders are excellent.

Theater is Easy

Standing Clear is a funny and relatable glimpse into how people behave and interact on the MTA. … Coffee Cup (a theatre company) manages to turn this material into a rather insightful 90 minute production. … Standing Clear is an entertaining play, with a message that resonates with its audience.

Retrovision Media

Through a myriad of mental musings, the Coffee Cup Theatre Company’s production of Standing Clear managed to find the humor hidden deep within the recesses of the NYC straphanger. … Standing Clear gives adventure seekers a reason to chance the third rail for more than just saving a buck or ten on gas, as this tale waist precious little time on the usual assortment of everyday bland commuters just trying to make his/her way home as uneventfully as possible. This play is every rider’s hilarious horror story of what happened on the train today.

BlogCritics

smart writing and delightfully clever staging. … this cast can do it all: physical comedy, pathos, subtlety, and giving us the eye… The cast of five, … swerve into and out of their multiple characters in a tour de force of that sort of thing. Their pinpoint characterizations draw us into the authors' witty dialogue and director Barbara Karger's sly staging. … They're using the microcosms of the underground train to make us look closely at ourselves - and to laugh at what we see, which may be what we need the most.

STANDING CLEAR IN THE NEWS:

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