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 enjoy small, intimate plays that explore how your life's intentions don't exactly come to fruition and how to deal with where you are
Don't see it if You want to bring kids. There is full nudity, though they do their best to avoid full-frontal.
See it if you love classic plays and the actors involved.
Don't see it if you want a really contemporary or honest grappling of some of what lives in McNally's play, which in 2019 climate struggles to seem real.
See it if You like McNally’s work and want to see two genuinely fine actors fail to take on these characters believably.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy seeing interesting failures of directing more so than acting, and how that directing weakness can disable a production.
See it if you want to view a heroine settle for a lunatic male. You would not want to be in the same city with Johnny, let alone the same bed.
Don't see it if you don't want to view a play that makes Taming of the Shrew look like a Betty Friedan diatribe. Entertaining nonetheless in a weird way.
See it if you love Audra or McNally.
Don't see it if It is well-written and acted but a long evening of much the same. Could have been done at the end of the first act.
See it if you would like the chance to see two great actors give powerful performances in one of McNally's signature plays.
Don't see it if you don't like talking plays or shows that are more dialogue heavy.
See it if you enjoy great great acting in a beautifully written and well staged play. McDonald is great and Shannon spectacular.
Don't see it if need lots of action, plot twists, wizardry. The play is primarily talk between two characters - beautifully written, staged, and acted talk
See it if After night of sex ,and if he wont leave and insists that you are the love of his life, at the end is it love or fear
Don't see it if Don t like nudity,discussion of sex,rape
See it if You never saw Falco and Tucci a few years back in these roles. They made stronger choices and had real chemistry.
Don't see it if You're looking for a fresh take on a dated classic. I mean, is it a classic? Because its a two-hander that has been done so often?
See it if You want to see two fine actors perform the work of a deeply empathetic playwright.
Don't see it if You are opposed to full frontal nudity, you're looking for a little more spectacle, or you are a hard assed cynic.
See it if You like heavy drama and small casts. Dialogue driven show
Don't see it if If you do not like nudity or foul language or need comic relief
See it if The dynamics between these two people is powerful and true. It’s strange enough to keep you captive and wondering.
Don't see it if Don’t see it is sex and nudity on stage make you feel uncomfortable.
See it if you enjoy a character study that slowly builds an interesting dynamic between complex characters portrayed by fine actors.
Don't see it if you don't like plays that eschew action and showy staging for a character study focused on two actors sharing an experience in one setting.
See it if you are a fan of either lead actor, or if you want a break from everything so busy or political. This is a simple and beautiful show.
Don't see it if you want to see something political or a huge production.
See it if Audra and Michael are amazing actors and they really suck you in to the words.
Don't see it if you have problems with nudity. You see a lot. I also don't know why but was left wondering if he was supposed to be autistic?
See it if you like a drama that deals with 2 incompatible people and their quirks- and can sit thru it for 2 hours-parts are funny-actors great
Don't see it if you expect a love story-more than just 2 people getting on each others nerves and still are romantic ??
See it if you want to see Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon -- they're phenomenal!
Don't see it if scenes of harassment and aggression bother you -- there are problematic elements to this play, and it certainly does not age well.
See it if McDonald and Shannon are amazing. The play explore human connection, our desire for it and compulsion to push intimacy away.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with nudity onstage or you are going to be disappointed that McDonald does not sign.
See it if you love these two great actors, you're looking for a reason to believe that love is possible.
Don't see it if You don't like two-handers or plays about love.
See it if you like slow moving dissections on relationships that feature quirky characters and real world stakes (and you like Michael Shannon)
Don't see it if you are bored by slow moving, indulgent plays with actors that don't feel balanced (Audra who is normally amazing felt a little one note)
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