Between Riverside and Crazy (Broadway)
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Between Riverside and Crazy (Broadway)

Between Riverside and Crazy (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(472 Reviews)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing

A former police officer and his parolee son attempt to hold on to their rent-controlled apartment.

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Member Reviews (472)

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111 Reviews | 33 Followers
Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you like great acting and writing.

Don't see it if Not a family friendly show. Read more

132 Reviews | 25 Followers
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you like stories that reflect life with a sense of loving humor.

Don't see it if you are looking for a drama and can't laugh at life.

133 Reviews | 16 Followers
Quirky, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you want to grapple with tough questions and see excellent perfomances from the cast, but especially Stephen McKinley Henderson!

Don't see it if you are looking for a straightforward play

182 Reviews | 29 Followers
Absorbing, Riveting, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if Everything! The acting and writing phenomenal!. Flawed characters who we actually care about is rare. Excellent writing and acting. Fab set!

Don't see it if If you don't like people recovering from drugs, prison gigs and grief, don't go. This play is real.

549 Reviews | 85 Followers
Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you like a layered story told by excellent actors. Common and Stephen McKinley Henderson are gifts from the theatre gods.Great acting.

Don't see it if you are looking for a fluff piece.Powerful story, exceptional writing and acting.Set is a gem.As good as the original.Women's roles are weak

116 Reviews | 13 Followers
Crazy good.

See it if you like to laugh.

Don't see it if profanity upsets you and simulated sex embarrasses you. Read more

89 Reviews | 13 Followers
Insightful, Funny, Excellent acting, Well written, Clever

See it if You like well written drama that is well directed and well acted

Don't see it if You only like Cats and Phantom Read more

63 Reviews | 16 Followers
Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You a great lover of masterful writing and stories about families.

Don't see it if You are looking for something not too complex.

Critic Reviews (22)

The New York Times
December 19th, 2022

CRITIC'S PICK "At any moment we can choose to be something better, or worse, than we are — or, in Guirgis World, most likely both."
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Time Out New York
December 19th, 2022

"Although 'Between Riverside and Crazy' is often bitingly funny, a shadow of violence hangs over it."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
December 19th, 2022

"...Guirgis’s play is speckled with his customary wry humor and genuine strangeness that lifts it from straight issue drama into something lovelier and weirder."
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December 19th, 2022

"Under the direction of Austin Pendleton, most of the cast from the Atlantic Theater Company production returns with as much ease and richness as if they had lived inside the characters for as many years."
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The Wall Street Journal
January 5th, 2023

" buried wounds, both physical and spiritual, as well as comforting self-delusions, can leak poison into once-healthy souls, and keep them from receiving or giving the love they desperately need but cannot admit they want."
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The Washington Post
December 22nd, 2022

"In the spate of shows that ring out Broadway in 2022, Henderson and 'Between Riverside and Crazy' provide the deepest satisfaction."
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New York Post
December 19th, 2022

"Guirgis’ compassionate play, directed with great care by Austin Pendleton, is also wildly funny — actually more hilarious than many recent flat-out comedies — and devilishly inappropriate."
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New York Theatre Guide
December 19th, 2022

" 'Between Riverside and Crazy' is about the lengths people will go to make out alright in an unforgiving world."
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