Why See Yea, Sister!?
A World Premiere From Jessie Eisenberg
The New Group's dynamic 2018/19 season program comes to a rousing close with the world premiere of Hollywood heavyweight Jessie Eisenberg's whip smart dramedy Yea, Sister! Eisenberg returns to work with the award-winning theater company and its creative director Elliot Scott after the critical success and West End transfer of his first ever play The Spoils, which he wrote and starred in during the New Group's 2014-15 season.
Yea, Sister! follows Lorraine, a pillar of the local community whose doing her best to keep her family (a depressed husband, angry daughter and terminal mother) from falling apart whilst starring as Bloody Mary in the Jewish Community Center's amdram production of South Pacific. To top that off, her mother's carer Ljuba asks her for help in finding a husband, a task she dutifully undertakes under the moniker of matchmaker. Amidst trying to save everyone around her, Lorraine may just be the one who needs help the most...
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