The Citiblog

The Best We Could is Well Done
March 1, 2023, 9:15.58 pm ET


Photo: Marc Frankin

By Brian Scott Lipton

By the time Emily Feldman’s touching new play “The Best We Could (a family tragedy),” now at Manhattan Theatre Club -New York City Center Stage I, concludes after 90 minutes, we sadly realize that the show’s title does not foretell the whole story of a family’s travails. Yes, the richly drawn people we meet are, unsurprisingly, flawed; but it’s highly questionable whether any of them have done anywhere near the best they could have with their lives. Continue reading...