(Charles Isherwood’s article appeared in The New York Times, 6/18; via Pam Green.)

Jordan Berman, the hapless but lovable protagonist of Joshua Harmon’s entirely delightful new play, “Significant Other,” seems to see tiers of tulle, sprays of baby’s breath and ill-fitting bridesmaids’ gowns wherever he looks. While Jordan’s romantic life consists of a stalkerish crush on a co-worker that carries little promise of fulfillment, his longtime girlfriends are moving into firm relationships leading to walks down the aisle. Jordan, loyal friend that he is, can only watch in smiling support and increasing loneliness as the bubbling urban life he has led with his friends turns into a series of archived Instagram moments before his watering eyes.

 

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