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Hearts racing. Minds reeling. Knees buckling. Connie and Tristan have palpable chemistry—or is it a side effect of a new super-antidepressant? They are volunteers in a clinical trial, but their sudden and illicit romance forces the supervising doctors to face off over the ethical consequences of their work. THE EFFECT takes on our pill-popping culture with humor and scintillating drama.

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About The Effect - Off Broadway

Show Info

Running Time
2 hours with 1 intermission
Audience
16+
Previewed
Mar 2, 2016
Opened
Mar 20, 2016
Closed
Sep 4, 2016

The Effect Reviews

A HILARIOUS, TOUCHING, and MIND-BENDING PLAY about love and the chemicals that make us believe in it. THE MOST SATISFYING PIECE OF THEATER I've seen in months
Forbes
A KNOCKOUT! An ingenious ravishment of the senses.
Ben Brantley, The New York Times
Passionate and powerful! A smashing thriller, unwinding in fascinating directions.
New York Magazine

Summary

A SIX TIMES CRITICS’ PICK

WINNER! Best New Play — UK Critics’ Circle

Hearts racing. Minds reeling. Knees buckling. Connie and Tristan have palpable chemistry—or is it a side effect of a new super-antidepressant? They are volunteers in a clinical trial, but their sudden and illicit romance forces the supervising doctors to face off over the ethical consequences of their work.