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Reasons to be Happy

Hampstead Theatre, London (****)

© Manuel Harlan, Lauren O'Neil (Steph), Tom Burke (Greg)

© Manuel Harlan,
Lauren O’Neil (Steph), Tom Burke (Greg)

At the end of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole, the last play at Hampstead, I wrote: `Not a great play…but observationally, sharp, sensitive, comforting and true.’ That almost sums up the American rom-com that is Neil LaBute’s Reasons to be Happy.  Continue reading