New York | 2h 20m | Already closed

Blithe Spirit

From 30 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful

About the show

A revival of Noel Cowards’ classic, about a man trapped between his two wives, one living and one dead. More…

Charles Condomine, who is married to his second wife Ruth, invites a spirit into his home in attempt to study the spirit world. His plans go awry when the spirit conjures another spirit to join them- Charles’ first wife.

2h 20m | Already closed | Shubert Theatre (Midtown W)

Delightful, Great acting, Hilarious

See it if you love the clever wit of Noel Coward. Seeing the magnificent Angela Lansbury and Christine Ebersole is a real treat.

Don't see it if you don't like to laugh.

Great acting, Hilarious, Intelligent, Masterful, Delightful

See it if you love Angela Lansbury!

Don't see it if you dislike Angela Lansbury. But that true of anyone?

Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky, Great writing

See it if You Love Angela Lansbury she is wonderful/Hilarious and has still got it, and are ready to laugh

Don't see it if You do not like British humor

Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if A funny farce with a plum role in its center in the form of Mme. Arcati. Cast her right and the show hits the mark.

Don't see it if OK it's not laugh-a-minute, and could be a bit creaky, but still worth seeing it. You'll at least leave in good spirits.

Dated, Great acting, Funny, Fluffy, Refreshing

See it if You've in the mood for a well-acted, light-hearted comedy.

Don't see it if You aren't interested in fluffy farce.

Delightful, Enchanting, Great acting

See it if you have the chance. Angela Landsbury is worth the price of admission to any show.

Don't see it if the production has already closed. Which it has. Sucks to be you.

Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Hilarious, Clever

See it if you like a funny play with great acting this is for you. hilarious, and corky at the same time. Blithe Danner was fantastic, as they all

Don't see it if If you don t like fast pace , corky drama. The comedy can be a little hokey but the show moves along nicely.

Frothy, Clever, Great acting, Great staging, Period piece

See it if you enjoy old-fashioned escapism. Blithe Spirit is much ado about nothing...but delightfully so. A very polished period piece.

Don't see it if you expect Lansbury to still be masterful. She was adorable, but elderly. Not as adept as the other actors. The set and costumes are great.

Also I'm catching up on missed reviews...I had a fun time at Blithe Spirit.... Read more Read less

Slow, Fluffy, Funny, Dated

See it if you love Angela Lansbury; you want a light comedy

Don't see it if you don't like dated Noel Coward plays

Dated, Charming, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you still have a chance to see this production with Angela Lansbury. She's the only real reason to see this production, if it still exists.

Don't see it if you don't care for Angela Lansbury, or Noel Coward. It's funny but very dated. (And ultimately kind of forgettable.)

Dated, Banal, Cliched, Quirky, Great acting

See it if you get a chance to see it with Angela Landsbury and enjoy British-style humor - it's well-acted & amusing even if the story is a bit dated

Don't see it if you want to see something more modern and/or fast-paced. It's billed as a comedy, but it's not really LOL-type of funny; a bit cliched.

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Great acting, Overrated, Dated, Slow, Fluffy

See it if you just want to see the amazing performers together or if you really love older plays.

Don't see it if you want to see anything fresh. The script is fantastic but nothing is done with it--they rely solely on the performers' popularity.

Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Must see, Profound

See it if you like mystery and interesting plots

Don't see it if you don't like plays in one place

Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Riveting, Must see

See it if you love Angela Landsbury.

Don't see it if you have no appreciation for non-musical theatre. Because it's not a musical. It's a great play!

Clever, Great acting, Hilarious, Intelligent, Original

See it if you love to laugh

Don't see it if you do not like comedy

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy fun😉

Don't see it if If you only like dramas

Enchanting, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if You like high energy shoes with a twist

Don't see it if You are reallllllly against ghosts and things of that kind

Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if Beatrice Lillie was wonderful. (Who? I'm dating myself.) But if a similar actress revives it, go. Bette Midler?

Don't see it if You don't like clever dialogue.

Absorbing, Funny, Entertaining, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you like slightly morbid comedies.

Don't see it if you have a deep loathing for ghost stories.

Clever, Funny

See it if like fast paced comedies and have no problem suspending relatity for a bit

Don't see it if don't like comedies.

Also someone needs to do a remake revival of the fun show.

Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Intelligent, Romantic

See it if you've ever wondered if life would be easier if you bumped off your wife.

Don't see it if Haven't wondered if life would be easier if you bumped off your second wife.

Thought-provoking, Riveting, Intense, Must see, Great staging

See it if You love classic theatre this was the best experience I have ever had attending a show

Don't see it if You hate great theatre if you hate theatre then you must hate the arts this show was fantastic

Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky, Slow

See it if You want to watch a quirky medium and hilarious couples stuck together as pesky spirits begin to haunt the house.

Don't see it if You have an issue with spirits, seances, and hauntings.

Clever, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if you like clever comedy. Ruth and Elvira are comedic characters, and the stars in my opinion.

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of excessive dialogue. Little action happens and the action that does takes place in one room.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if See it. Period. AMAZING

Don't see it if There is no reason.

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