Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald and Tony and Oscar nominee Michael Shannon bring new life to the bruised dreamers of Terrence McNally's timely and timeless romance. More…
Director Arin Arbus, in her Broadway debut, directs this portrait of a lonely waitress and a short order cook whose first date turns into a one-night stand – and maybe more.
See it if You want to see a wonderful 2 hander ! The actors are superb, they draw you in from the very first moment ! Perfect staging !
Don't see it if Only reason not to see this would be if you can’t deal with simulated sex scenes and some male nudity.
See it if Definitely one of McNally’s best. Still surprisingly resonant many years later—-despite some dated. references.
Don't see it if Nudity and simulated intercourse, cursing bother you.
See it if you want an older play that has not lost its meaning. Exceptional performances by McDonald and Shannon.
Don't see it if you can't handle profanity, sexual scenes and nudity. Otherwise, there is no reason not to see this excellent play.
See it if you like Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. Both are similar in that they’re two-handers about sad individuals who find each other.
Don't see it if you’re looking for something light and uplifting. This is melancholic and may be too real for some people.
See it if You are wanting a night of excellence. Top tier performances from top tier performers. See it!
Don't see it if You want to take your children to a show. Lots of nudity, sexual content, language and other things kids won’t understand.
See it if you want to see two great actors who are perfectly matched give memorable performances. Play is full of true emotion, humor, and romance.
Don't see it if you do not wish to experience the intimate details of the beginning of a relationship ... including brief nudity and language
See it if Coworkers at an NY restaurant struggle to overcome loneliness and establish a relationship. McDonald and Shannon excellent and well matched.
Don't see it if Brief nudity, sexual language and content. You don’t want to see a two-hander with somewhat dated content.
See it if two marvelous actors exquisitely directed to perform an exceptional script excites you. "Was ever a woman in this humor wooed?"
Don't see it if you expect theater to be easy to watch. Although there are many laughs the layered revelations & emotions they evoke hit home hard.
See it if Two incredible actors portray damaged lovers at the start of their relationship. Hilarious & moving.
Don't see it if Intense story with nudity depicting a tumultuous romantic courtship.
See it if You appreciate talented actors working with a well written script, dealing with everyday people trying to find love.
Don't see it if You are looking for lofty ideas discussed by a large cast on an elaborate set. Or if naked bodies upset you.
See it if Audra & Michael are both great with vulnerable portrayals of damaged characters. Enjoyable to watch their back &forth banter & what’s unsaid
Don't see it if You want a light play or a lot of action. It’s a bit dated but realistic for its time and still strong relationship play.
See it if Audra MacDonald is undoubtedly the most incredible actor of our time ... it’s almost indescribable how spectacular she is in this.
Don't see it if you object or are uncomfortable with nudity.
See it if Both actors mesmerize w/ luminous vulnerability. Shannon is extraordinary. To experience this production is a privilege to seize & relish.
Don't see it if You’re averse to dialogue- & character-driven plays w/ poignancy even in the pauses; prefer light & shiny facades to dark & damaged souls.
See it if A wonderful script performed at the highest level by two outstanding actors. Loved every minute of it. Smart, poignant, funny.
Don't see it if You don't like plays about relationships.
See it if you love seeing great actors working with great material. Michael Shannon is amazing
Don't see it if confusing sets are bothersome. Audra MacDonald has been better, but she is still an excellent actress
See it if You are a fan of McNally. McDonald, or Shannon. Like fresh and real performances of a well-known script. Want to think about relationships
Don't see it if You are bored with a two-hander with lots of dialogue.
See it if writing that makes you laugh, think,squirm, think and feel performed by brilliant actors is your idea of great theatre. Unforgettable work.
Don't see it if Overtly sexual actions and language will unsettle you or if you think relationships are cookie-cutter easy. You have to listen carefully.
See it if you want to see brilliant actors in a moving, resonant script about trying to connect with another human. Effective set, directing, script.
Don't see it if you are offended by nudity and sex onstage. The show doesn't hold back. But this story of a date that becomes much more is very well done.
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