"Susan Sarandon has a gift for subtly layered performances. Marin Ireland is invaluable, playing with a heartbreaking effusiveness. Nico Santos is entertainingly flamboyant." — New York Times
"Terrific performances! Susan Sarandon and Marin Ireland work off each other beautifully. Sarandon is clearly having a blast. Nicos Santos is a hoot!" — Hollywood Reporter
Lorraine (Susan Sarandon) is a saint of the suburbs. On top of trying to save her dying mother, miserable husband, and estranged daughter, she's starring as Bloody Mary in the Jewish Community Center production of South Pacific. When her mother's home aide, Serbian immigrant Ljuba (Marin Ireland), asks for help finding a husband, Lorraine takes on her most challenging role to date: matchmaker. In Jesse Eisenberg's hysterical and devastating play, Happy Talk, he reveals the absurd lengths people go to save themselves in the name of saving others.