Two-time Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello brings Mart Crowley's groundbreaking 1968 play to Broadway in a production starring Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, and Andrew Rannells. More…
'The Boys in the Band,' centers on a group of gay men who gather in a NYC apartment for a friend's birthday party. After the drinks are poured and the music turned up, the evening slowly exposes the fault-lines beneath their friendships and the self-inflicted heartache that threatens their solidarity. A true theatrical game-changer, 'The Boys in the Band' helped spark a revolution by putting gay men's lives onstage - unapologetically and without judgement - in a world that was not yet willing to fully accept them.
See it if fantastic cast to play out this story. funny sad realistic of gay life at that time.
Don't see it if cant think of a reason not to unless gay themed play not your thing
See it if you’re a fan of any one of the copious stars, or you want to witness a theatrical landmark.
Don't see it if you get antsy after 90 min w/ no intermission, you expect to see these actors be similar to their film / TV roles
See it if this show was kind of perfect. i loved the cast, and the play resonated with me.
Don't see it if from my seat i had a very difficult time seeing the scenes that took place on the second level.
See it if you want to experience a fiercely funny and emotional roller-coaster of gay men's manners and morals 50 years ago in a repressive era.
Don't see it if you can not delight in the progress made for gay men where learning to hate ourselves has been replaced with more love for self and others.
See it if You want to see a brilliant all star cast take on this classic play. The show is thought-provoking as well as hilarious. A must see!
Don't see it if Anything dealing with gay themes aren’t your thing. If you can’t sit through 110 min of show with no intermission this won’t be for you.
See it if You like one or many of the major TV and movie stars in the cast. Amazing staging. Great acting.
Don't see it if You don't like shows with themes of sexuality
See it if you want to see a balanced ensemble cast despite the star power, you can appreciate very good staging, you enjoy jokes that sting.
Don't see it if you are unable to relate to dated gay stereotypes or find humor in people behaving poorly, you do not relate to dysfunctional friendships.
See it if you would enjoy a terrifically acted dinner party dramedy with a top notch cast. great production of a great play
Don't see it if you aren't into the idea of an all male/all gay cast or lgbt themes. you don't enjoy party dramas where it all takes place in the same place
See it if that cast though! And the LGBTQ themes make this a very important show
Don't see it if you're looking for something light hearted - this is an intense drama (with some moments of comedy)
See it if Talented actors tackle everything from humor to bitterness. There are many laughs, anger and sadness, and a resilient final tone.
Don't see it if You don’t like gay-themed stories.
See it if Want a revival that surprisingly doesn't seem too dated with good acting and funny moments throughout.Ensemble cast plays well together !
Don't see it if Don't enjoy homosexual plot lines or at times campy one liners.
See it if you appreciate ensemble plays with a strong mixture of drama and humor; if you enjoy older plays revisited in a refreshing way.
Don't see it if you're looking for a musical (don't let the word 'band' in the title fool you!)
See it if you want to see the first, and still pretty good, play about the gay subculture of pre-Stonewall NY (and urban America).
Don't see it if you find self-hating gays too retro or simply too depressing.
See it if You like human rights stories and support LGBTQ issues. This play is a masterpiece that rings true today. Funny and thought provoking.
Don't see it if You like plays that focus on just comedy or just drama. This one goes back and forth quite a bit as they dive into important issues.
See it if It’s funny and absorbing, sometimes touching. I found the acting was quite enjoyable, especially Robin De Jesus and AR.
Don't see it if Have no interest to see a bunch of guys being gay and emotional for two hours
See it if You want a view of the LGBT community in the 60s with hilarious actors that all fit their roles.
Don't see it if You are easily offended by language, sex, nudity, or LGBT issues.