Review: 'Not Quite Right' turns out just right

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By Gina Velasquez

What do you do when you can’t sleep at night? Make some lopsided pottery in your garage? Amuse yourself with hand puppets? Gaze at the stars? Sign up for an all night dance marathon?
For the three intertwined couples in this tale of domestic woe, that is exactly what they do — which opens up many proverbial can of worms at 3 a.m.
The first act centers around an older couple that has seems to have lost their spunk. Caught between what he was and what he has become, Marty (Steven Oakey) is trying desperately to make everything “fine.” His wife, Carol (Kat Sawyer) tries to snap him into reality and is very belittling at times. A new hobby of Marty’s brings out issues that are not so easily resolved.
At the same time, a younger couple, Andrew and Jessica (Alex Thorne and Stephanie Dees) are dancing in a marathon try to stay awake by talking about their sons, when ideas of expanding their family are discussed becomes an argument.
A dream sequence that is comedic, as well as terrifying plagues one of them.
Moving on to a year later, past issues are resolved — to a point, as new ones arise — and again, no one is getting any sleep. The couples are still trying to live as though everything is “fine.”

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