Award-winning actors Annette Bening and Tracy Letts return to Broadway in the play that launched Arthur Miller as the moral voice of the American Theater. More…
In the aftermath of WWII, the Keller family struggles to stay intact and to fight for their future when a long-hidden secret threatens to emerge—forcing them to reckon with greed, denial, repentance, and post-war disenchantment across generations.
See it if You love classics and want to see a by-the-book interpretation. Also if you want to see a true star (Benning) in the flesh.
Don't see it if You want a story without holes and a very tidy, but sad, ending.
See it if You like Arthur Miller and this work. Benning, Letts, and Walker are great. Loved the projections between scenes.
Don't see it if You want to see Jack O’Brian do a literal interpretation of the text. Nothing new here of note. It is AMS as you know it.
See it if You appreciate a classic, solid storyline and superb casting/acting. And especially if you enjoy deconstructing an ending on the way home
Don't see it if You need something super profound, multiple set changes, or a lot of fluffy stuff. This one is all about the story and the storytellers
See it if You want to see a timeless, well-written play.
Don't see it if You want to see a new, innovative plot. It’s the story of greed, jealousy, a mother’s anguish and suicide.
See it if you like a well-made play with great acting and staging. you enjoy social criticism with plays and think they can illuminate/entertain
Don't see it if you don't like serious plays and want only happy endings. you find it difficult to sit through long dialogue.
See it if Are a fan of Annette or Tracy. Both performances were stellar and enough to compensate for the dated script. The story is still relevant
Don't see it if Looking for something uplifting or current. The first act does drag and some characters feel hollow.
See it if you want to experience a professional production of a truly wonderful dramatic play. Engaging and chilling to the core.
Don't see it if you want a comedy, feel good story or play that doesn't take much thought or emotional investment.
See it if This is a great study of how putting family above legal duty can backfire in unforeseen ways. Annette Bening deserves her nomination!
Don't see it if You are stressed out by the emotional conflict that pervades Miller's plays.
See it if A must-see drama that is completely absorbing. EXCELLENT acting along with a wonderful set. It is thought provoking and a wonderful show!
Don't see it if You do not like heavy dramas!
See it if You enjoy Arthur Miller. One of his best plays! Annette Benning/ Tracy Letts were fantastic! Great cast. You want to discuss aft
Don't see it if You don't want to think about theater.
See it if You want to watch Annette Benning command that stage! If you like socially conscious work, this is good production of a classic.
Don't see it if You are bored with straight, narrative, classic works, or don't enjoy slow boils.
See it if You like traditional straightforward plays. Also if you are looking for something to make you think and reflect on society then and nowadays
Don't see it if You want light entertainment or want something fast-paced.
See it if you love Arthur Miller, amazing set/light/sound design, or powerful stories about middle-class American life.
Don't see it if you hate weak acting, can't handle flashing lights, or are triggered by gunshot sounds.
See it if A flawless revival; Bening and Letts bring intensity and emotional resonance. The play moves swiftly to its epic tragic denouement
Don't see it if You don't like revivals of older works. It is a true Miller masterpiece, and this production honors that.
See it if You appreciate great writing and acting. Also thought provoking as only Arthur Miller can be. A serious adult drama for our time
Don't see it if You don't care for intense family/human drama. This is a serious adult play.
See it if You like a conventional play about human nature and morals entertwined in family with tragic consequences...brilliant acting by Tracey Letts
Don't see it if You want to see a deep level of human emotion on stage.
See it if You enjoy seeing a great play presented by an exquisite team of good actors.
Don't see it if You demand plays to be riveting from start to finish. The first act (The longest of 3) tends to drag, but the last 2 make it worth the wait.
See it if Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, Benjamin Walker - 3 wonderful intense performances. Arthur Miller at his best.
Don't see it if If you like dazzle dazzle shows with lots of moving pieces this might be be for you.
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