The Tony-winning drama about the romance between a sensitive but spirited deaf woman and a devoted (and hearing) teacher returns to Broadway with Joshua Jackson ('The Affair'), Lauren Ridloff, and Anthony Edwards ('ER'). More…
Sometimes, a fleeting glance or a subtle touch can speak volumes. In an age where texts and tweets make it seem like the whole world is talking at once, this timeless play about the art of communication explores what it's really like to not be heard or understood.
In addition to the winning the 1980 Tony Award for Best Play, 'Children of a Lesser God' was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film. Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon ('A Raisin in the Sun'), this production marks the play's first ever Broadway revival.
See it if you are interested to see diversity in theater and how a voice is not necessary to be a stage actor. Come with an open mind.
Don't see it if you're expecting a musical or a play with lots of dialogue.
See it if you enjoy great acting (and want to be introduced to a brand-new star), you're concerned about our society today, you like a riveting story
Don't see it if you want light comedy, you can't hear someone else's ideas through the thicket of your own
See it if A new spin on a show that's been done before. Terrific acting, staging, etc. Nuanced and tight.
Don't see it if You're looking for something splashy and fluffy. This is a show that asks to be taken seriously. It's not just a night out.
See it if In a world where lives are filled with no one listening to each other, this drama, woven with humor focuses on connecting with each other.
Don't see it if This is a show that requires the audience pay attention.
See it if You like a deep drama that can tear your heart out. It is deep, touching as well as absorbing. Great directing and staging.
Don't see it if Not for the feint of heart. It is moving and the subject tears at you emotions. If you do not like to be moved this way, it is not for you.
See it if You want to enter the world of the hearing impaired and discover issues you never knew existed . Berkshire cast was superb.
Don't see it if The reality is too much for you .
See it if you like intense theater that requires your attention
Don't see it if you're looking for lightness or fluff
See it if it there is a revival.
Don't see it if the female lead is played by someone who does not have hearing impairments.