Fat Ham (Broadway)
Opens Apr 12
Fat Ham (Broadway)

Fat Ham (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(42 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing, Funny

A modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet, with a young, queer Black man at the center.

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1119 Reviews | 293 Followers
During previews
Funny, Fluffy, Disappointing, Banal

See it if A silly take on Hamlet told in modern day. It has some funny moments and some good acting.

Don't see it if Story never really breaks. Pokes fun at different groups. Better shows on Bway right now.

439 Reviews | 271 Followers
During previews
Hilarious, Touching, Relevant, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you want to see a creative, meaningful, new take on Hamlet set in contemporary southern state thru the eyes of queer Black characters

Don't see it if you object to raunchy behavior; tampering with the bard; poking fun at religion. Read more

373 Reviews | 105 Followers
During previews
Masterful, Epic, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want to see the best play on Broadway right now.

Don't see it if …you want a real tragedy

318 Reviews | 56 Followers
During previews

See it if A very different, refreshing take on Shakespeare with some fun moments. Great finale.

Don't see it if You want a consistent story. A lot of the humor just didn't work for me.

299 Reviews | 60 Followers
During previews
Intelligent, Edgy, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a new, fun, thought-provoking play.

Don't see it if you're going to have a problem with slurs and swears on stage.

291 Reviews | 43 Followers
During previews
Relevant, Over-the-top, Inconsistent, Clever, Funny

See it if you want to see a funny play with some strong moments that features good performances from the entire cast.

Don't see it if you want a more consistent play. Some scenes work really well. Others are a bit over-the-top and aren't as effective.

234 Reviews | 112 Followers
During previews
Relevant, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful, Clever

See it if If you like a modern take of Hamlet crossed with very relevant Black cultural discourse. I had a tough seat, and I still liked the staging.

Don't see it if If you’re easily turned off by talk of violence or sexual references. It doesn’t hold back. If you’d rather see traditional Shakespeare. Read more

205 Reviews | 44 Followers
During previews
Overrated, Indulgent, Edgy, Disappointing, Banal

See it if You want to see a new take on Hamlet, from queer and black voices.

Don't see it if You are hoping for good acting and a through-line. Even as queer people, me and my bf found this pretentious, slow, and the ending...

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