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're a fan of Adam Driver and Brandon Uranowitz - they are truly putting out great performances! Overall, the show leans in to the humor.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of straight plays, you don't enjoy period pieces (80s)
See it if You are a fan of Kerry Russell and Adam driver. It gives you a lot to think about regarding how grief impacts relationships
Don't see it if You don’t like thought provoking plays
See it if You appreciate the heights/depths of incredibly unique personalities reacting to the same event, turning sadness into hysterical laughter.
Don't see it if If the "F" word bothers you. However, it really fits the main character in this show, so see it anyway!
See it if You want to hear some of the best written prose in a play and want a well cast group of actors to deliver. A fabulous evening great theatre
Don't see it if You don not wish to see great actors own the material and story. If you only like musical theatre, not musical cadence and rhythm in word
See it if Adam Driver carried this show on his back! What a performance!
Don't see it if The chemistry between Adam Driver's and Keri Russell's characters was simply not there, making the plot somewhat unbelievable
See it if you love these specific actors and love a well written play.
Don't see it if you don't like dated material. It was slow until Adam Driver appeared onstage. Keri Russel is out of her league here.
See it if See this show if you enjoy amazing writing and acting, will make you laugh and cry, Adam Driver and Keri Russell are terrific.
Don't see it if If you don't like dramatic comedy
See it if You like funny, thoughtful plays. Evocative lighting/sets. Great acting. Movie/TV stars onstage
Don't see it if My only criticism is that the acting is a bit uneven. I felt there were 3 OUTSTANDING acting performances and one that was ok-kind of forced
See it if An absorbing, incredibly well acted show. I can’t say enough about each of the actors. Adam Driver’s physicality blows the roof off.
Don't see it if You are flummoxed by strong sensuality.
See it if you want to see Adam Driver dominate the stage. Brandon Uranowitz brings his usual charm to bear as well. It was a joy to watch those two.
Don't see it if you are expecting crazy chemistry between the two marquee stars. You'd think Driver could have chemistry with a houseplant, but no.
See it if Although the show slowed at times the acting, particularly Adam Driver was very. good.
Don't see it if If you don’t like serious drama and/or don’t like the lead actors
See it if you want to see an outstanding amazing Adam Driver and a wonderful cast in a hilarious comedic romance.
Don't see it if You don’t like to laugh and don’t enjoy outstanding acting
See it if You love Adam Driver, who steals the show.
Don't see it if You want to see a play that is relevant and timely. This piece is older, but doesn't translate any relevant messages to the current times.
See it if You like Lanford Wilson's writing style, Adam Driver, Keri Russell, and plays. The acting is great. Michael Mayer directs well once again.
Don't see it if You don't like plays, especially ones that are dated and portray notions of toxic masculinity.
See it if you like Brandon Uranowitz/Adam Driver.
Don't see it if you want a really tight production. The actors waver scene to scene, and overall, individual performances are more memorable than the whole.
See it if Adam Driver is spectacular in a good production of a not-so-great play with some very entertaining moments, mostly when he is on stage
Don't see it if I wish the chemistry between him and Keri Russell felt more potent and the play could have used some editing - it's feels too long
See it if You like great acting and complex characters that aren’t easily understood on the surface.
Don't see it if You like simple character development or if you expect Kerri Russell to be any good.
See it if you want to see Adam Driver give a great performance; you don’t mind a cliched, uninteresting depiction of the tired “gay best friend”
Don't see it if You are offended at seeing another gay depicted in a stereotypical way;
See it if you are a big Adam Driver fan. You won't be disappointed.
Don't see it if you have no patience for some slow spots in a play, especially the first 20 or 25 minutes. The pace quickened after Driver entered the scene
See it if Adam Driver is the whole play. From the moment he enters, he takes over the production.
Don't see it if It gets bogs down at times going over the same topics over and over again. The characters become sort of cardboard cutouts after a while.