Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Fluffy, Slow

About the show

Lincoln Center Theatre presents, the story of the Bergers, a lower-middle-class, three-generation Jewish family living in a Bronx apartment during the Depression.

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The Berger family members and their boarder, Moe Axelrod, all long for a better world for themselves. True to life in his depiction of the extreme economic hardships confronted by working-class immigrant families during the Depression, Odets documents their travails and their hopes, concluding ‘Awake and Sing!’ on an optimistic if ambiguous note.



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97
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great acting, Must see, Great staging

See it if you like a great story, incredibly well acted by, among others, a young Mark Ruffalo. Maybe the best straight play I ever saw on Broadway.

Don't see it if you don't like family dramas.

94
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Riveting, Great writing

See it if You have never seen this classic play. This production starred Lauren Ambrose, Mark Ruffalo, Pable Shreiber, Ben Gazzara and Zoe Wanamaker.

Don't see it if I went to the opening night of this show. Very memorable. This one has stuck in my mind all these years (I saw it in April, 2006).

82
Absorbing, Epic, Great acting, Slow, Dated

See it if You like classic, family dramas set in the World War II era.

Don't see it if You can't stand slowly paced, kitchen sink dramas.

37
Quirky, Overrated, Fluffy

See it if Not sure

Don't see it if If you value your time


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