Already closed | 2h 15m | Midtown W

All My Sons

From 396 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking

About the show

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.

2h 15m | Already closed | American Airlines Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (396)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Intense, Thought-provoking
85
Avg Score

87
Relevant, Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Great acting

Don't see it if Bit lengthy and slow at times.

98
Not dated! phenomenal acting, Resonant, Great writing, Great acting

See it if No reason not to see this wonderful play. Any seat in the house is a great view. Feel all the feelings. Flew by so fast. Left me wantin more

Don't see it if If you must have music and dancing to be entertained. Great story. Great play.

82
Great writing, Epic, Intense, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like classic theater with amazing actors. The set is terrific and Annette Benning is magnificent.

Don't see it if You don't want to see a depressing show. It is tragic and goes bleaker as the show progresses.

79
Ambitious, Absorbing, Relevant, Profound, Great writing

See it if you appreciate seeing an American classic on Broadway. Not the most dynamically directed production, but Letts and Walker were outstanding.

Don't see it if you have seen other productions of the play. This was good, but I have seen it better.

60
Banal, Dated, Disappointing

See it if You love Annette Bening and cant miss her on stage, she is fabulous

Don't see it if You want to see a well thought out revival of a great play

100
Great writing, Intelligent, Must see, Riveting, Absorbing

See it if You like classic absorbing drama with great performances by Benning, Letz, er al. A must see! A true American classic

Don't see it if I can’t honestly think of any reason why anyone with an appreciable if great theatre should not see this

90
Relevant, Profound, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting

See it if You like Arthur Miller's plays- this one is well done! Great staging & overall acting. Truly does justice to this play. Must SEE!

Don't see it if You don't like plays.

95
Not dated at all, Rightly a classic, Powerful, Riveting, Great acting

See it if you want to prove that the NYT review was hopelessly pedantic and soulless in contrast to this utterly affecting production.

Don't see it if you give up after expositions and are unwilling to wait for the final 2 1/2 acts you may never forget.

90
Intense, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

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.

93
Timeless, Great directing, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want to experience Miller at his best. A universal story of drive to protect and love one’s family v other human beings.

Don't see it if You don’t want to be challenged and touched by a story of deep, sad ethical conflicts between familial v societal needs.

95
Great writing, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love classic theater masterfully done.

Don't see it if You don't like classic plays.

71
Great writing, Great acting, Dated, Disappointing, Entertaining

See it if you love old fashioned American dramas performed in an old fashioned way

Don't see it if you don’t like revivals

10
Quirky, Entertaining, Hilarious, Delightful, Clever

See it if Great

Don't see it if Missing

76
Inconsistent acting, Great writing

See it if You've never seen All My Sons before. Also, Benjamin Walker and Tracy Letts were terrific.

Don't see it if You’ll be bothered by grating, melodramatic performances.

85
Great tech, Entertaining, Confusing, Thought-provoking, Slow

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.

96
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You love Arthur Miller works, outstanding acting and staging.

Don't see it if You want a feel-good show. It is intense and real.

96
Must see, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you want serious drama and a plot with a twist in an American classic play with the brilliant Annette Bening

Don't see it if you want to be amused and not challenged.

80
Intelligent, Must see, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

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.

69
Entertaining, Cliched, Schizophrenic, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You are a die hard Miller fan, a fan of Annette Bening (she is the best thing about it) or if you like your revivals to be museum pieces

Don't see it if You like fresh takes on revivals or coherent acting (each seemed to be acting in a different play).

65
Absorbing, Dated, Intense, Resonant, Intelligent

See it if You can put aside the 1940s view of women and connect to the Arthur Miller, father son obsession well acted by Bening, Letts, & Walker.

Don't see it if You don’t like Arthur Miller sometimes heavy-handed, yet still moving and resonant family drama.

75
Thought-provoking, Intense, Entertaining

See it if you like old school plays with a beautiful stage as a backdrop.

Don't see it if you don't like overacting or need huge production value.

92
Intelligent, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see great actors at work, you are a fan of this play.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Miller

70
Slow, Resonant, Intense, Dated

See it if you want to see Annette Benning onstage.

Don't see it if you're looking for a reinterpretation of this Miller classic.

Also It was a very by the number production that really didn't have anythin... Read more Read less

88
Intense, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you love intense, great acting and a classic story that still feels relevant. Top acting from all the leads and a great, fresh, diverse cast

Don't see it if you are bored by dramatic plays that have not been reimagined

90
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining

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


April 22nd, 2019
"O’Brien’s literal-minded production does not make a resonant case for the drama today...Ms. Bening goes deepest of the four leads in exploring the muck at the bottom of her character’s personality. She also has terrific technique...But the opacity of the production overall means we still can’t r...
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April 22nd, 2019
"There is a real and precious thing at the center of 'All My Sons.' It is the trio of Tracy Letts, Annette Bening and Benjamin Walker...All three are believable in every detail—blockbuster actors dedicated to small, unshowy connections to one another. In scene after scene, they do wonders. Around...
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April 22nd, 2019
"The play’s glaring issues go unexamined...Miller’s not a wit, nor is he particularly agile with seeming small talk or elegant exposition...What does stick out—over and over again—as the play ploddingly establishes its circumstances, is its blithe sexism...While Letts and Walker eventually get to...
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April 22nd, 2019
"One of the dramatic highlights of the Broadway season, the production features outstanding performances from a stellar cast headed by Annette Benning, Tracy Letts and Benjamin Walker, with impeccable direction by Jack O'Brien...He delivers a mesmerizing, no-frills production whose slowly ratchet...
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