A comedy writer and a sophisticated poet in their seventies meet daily on a park bench to exchange wits and barbs, and wax nostalgic about old movies, all the while trying to figure out how they know – and love – each other. At least for that day.
Melissa Dvozenja-Thomas, the Poughkeepsie Journal
At first glance, “Just Another Day” exudes a poignant sense of loss. But within moments, playwright Dan Lauria (TV’s “Wonder Years” and “Sullivan & Son,” onstage in Boston in “A Christmas Story”) shifts to joy — celebrating relationships, the pleasure of creativity, and the hope that laughter brings — for a play that is both tender and uplifting.
Viewers will laugh, possibly shed a tear, as well as have their hearts warmed by the interaction and history between the two characters.
As we age, isn't it interesting how certain memories can become etched in our minds and our souls, while other memories fade?