REVIEWS

"Comedy packed with nuggets of wisdom."

- The New York Times

“Director Karen Carpenter navigates the terrain with thoughtfulness, humor, and grace.”

- The New Yorker

"A universal story for anyone who has ever dealt with an aging parent”

- Fox 5 Good Day New York

"A HOT NEW PLAY! One of the most touching plays on the New York stage."

- WNBC TV

"VERY FUNNY – THE STARS ARE SPLENDID!

Written by George Eastman and breezily directed by Karen Carpenter, Harry Townsend’s Last Stand takes a serious subject and dusts it with humor."

- Rex Reed, The Observer

"George Eastman's stirring and embracing new play provides an equal amount of laughter and tears.

An emotional journey that is at once amusing and heart-breaking."

- WBAI Radio

"INSTANTLY RELATABLE, HEARTFELT, FUNNY."

- Theatermania

"TOUCHING & HILARIOUSLY FUNNY!"

- Broadway World

"CARIOU IS SPLENDID! This is a grand opportunity to experience a vivid stage performance by this legend. Evokes the universes of Neil Simon and Eugene O’Neill at the same time."

- TheaterScene

"YOU’RE SURE TO ENJOY AND BE TOUCHED BY THESE TWO FINE ACTORS!

George Eastman puts a comfortable light-hearted spin on the topic of aging. Harry is brilliantly played by Len Cariou."

- Theater Pizzazz

"AFFECTING, MEANINGFUL, BEAUTIFUL."

- DC Metro Arts

"SHARP, ENJOYABLE PERFORMANCES.

Well-stocked with fine laughs and legitimately-earned sentiment.

Director Karen Carpenter's energetic production crackles making for a very enjoyable stay!"

 - Broadway World

"Directed with sensitivity and a keen sense of bonding by Karen Carpenter on Lauren Helpern’s appropriately cluttered set, Harry Townsend’s Last Stand is a perfect fit for New York City Center’s intimate Stage II."

-Scene On Stage

"THIS IS PLAYWRIGHTING AT ITS BEST,

delivering two hefty empathetic roles for actors to attack while delighting the audience!"

- TheaterScene

"A BEAUTIFUL PLAY!  Heartbreaking, poignant and hilarious all at once."

- The Three Tomatoes

"Cariou’s comic timing is as expert as ever. The audience was clearly moved.”

- Talkin’ Broadway

"Patently balancing laughs against tugs at the heartstrings"

- TheaterScene

“Len Cariou gives a virtuoso performance you will not soon forget!”

- Epoch Times

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