Three-time Emmy Award nominee Adam Driver ("Star Wars: The Last Jedi") and Golden Globe Award winner Keri Russell ("The Americans") star in the first-ever Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson’s acclaimed play. More…
'Burn This' tells the story of four New Yorkers whose lives are uprooted by a young dancer's accidental death. Set in downtown New York in the raw and gritty 1980s, the combustible drama explores the spiritual and emotional isolation of the dangerous, sexy, raw, and demanding Pale (Adam Driver) and the modern dancer Anna (Keri Russell), and their tempestuous relationship after the two iconoclasts are brought together in the wake of a life-changing personal tragedy. Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer.
See it if you like true to life characters. Modern, funny and at times sad. Great acting, just 4 actors, no orchestra, simple set but the time flew by
Don't see it if If you are offended by sexual content.
See it if you like rapid intelligent dialogue, quirky relationships, layered characters. Adam Driver's self centered angst drove it home. Laughs.
Don't see it if only one set bores you, didn't like the HBO "Girls" and "Will and Grace" annoyed you.
See it if you appreciate simple sets and witty, romantic scripts; love to be in the presence of great acting and feel all the tension in the air
Don't see it if you're offended by emotional outbursts, profanity, and fast dialogue
See it if You enjoy a 4-character play, with 3.5 strong performances. Some great humor in lines and in action. It is of a time.
Don't see it if You require clear linear action and motivation for the characters. If you are looking for a grand story arc, it isn't here.
See it if When Adam Driver enters the stage it's like a tornado was unleashed. Kerri Russel's calm is the perfect counterpoint to Driver's mania.
Don't see it if The play requires a certain amount of suspension of disbelief asking the audience to just accept the attraction between these two misfits.
See it if You want to see Adam Driver play a very similar role to the one he played in HBO's Girls or witness how large his hand is next to KR's face.
Don't see it if You're not feeling particularly nostalgic for the early 90s. You're expecting a nuanced portrayal of gay identity.
See it if You enjoy every show on Broadway, especially old classic revivals with all-star casts. This one for me did not work.
Don't see it if If you are not familiar with this play and are expecting a smoldering, sexy love story you will be very disappointed. The ads are misleading
See it if You love the actors.Adam Driver is a terrific presence in an amusing play that unfortunately doesn’t make you care enough for the characters
Don't see it if You want plays to be great-this isn’t funny enough or moving enough or poetic enough to be great. You remember Joan Allan in the role
See it if you want to be blown away by great acting. Adam Driver make the theater explode with energy. Script is intense, dramatic and just fun!
Don't see it if if you want an old Rogers and Hammerstein Musical. Its intense, powerful and real.
See it if You like plays that are layered and have both subtle emotion and loud, physical dramatics.
Don't see it if You're not in for an emotional ride. It's sad and funny and emotional and stressful - and it's all this within a 60 second snippet.
See it if you want to see Adam Driver show his acting chops as a somewhat comedic Stanley Kowalski. You'll hang on every word of his opening rant!
Don't see it if you don't want to be dismayed by Keri Russell's weaker performance. It was hard to believe her attraction to Driver's character.
See it if You've been in love, searching for love or are too busy to be in love! A tale of sorrow, anger and the use of comedy to cope
Don't see it if you want song, dance, music or fan-fare or hate intense monologues
See it if You'd like to see a well directed, fast paced, funny, and exciting play. Adam kills it, Brandon is hilarious, and Keri gets there!
Don't see it if If you're uninterested in what is essentially a snippet of real life. It's about identity, growth, and relationships.
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