Maya needs to come to terms not only with her dad's death but mortality itself, plus evolution, the future, letting go, and "choosing to breathe." That's a lot to deal with, and Kiechel's work, while intriguing, fails to involve us emotionally. Under Brad Raimondo's fluid direction, Siri Hellerman is particularly good as the sister.
Presented by the Dreamscape Theatre as part of the New York International Fringe Festival at La MaMa ETC's First Floor Theatre, 74A E. Fourth St., NYC. Aug. 14–27. Remaining performances: Thu., Aug. 18, 2 p.m.; Mon., Aug. 22, 6 p.m.; Wed., Aug. 24, 7 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 27, 9:30 p.m. (866) 468-7619 or www.fringenyc.org.