It's Only a Play
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It's Only a Play

It's Only a Play NYC Reviews and Tickets

(114 Ratings)
Members say
Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great acting, Hilarious

About the Show

Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane lead an all-star cast in a comedy written by Tony winner Terrence McNally about theatre people behaving badly.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (114)

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94 Reviews | 28 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Hilarious, Original, Great cast

See it if you like a great ensemble cast, story and love to laught.

Don't see it if you don't like to laugh.

197 Reviews | 224 Followers
Hilarious, Great performances, Clever, Fluffy

See it if old school comedies ie one set, obvious set-up and a huge pay-off. The cast is superb, one of whom should arrested for scene stealing!

Don't see it if if drawing room comedies that aren't much deeper than their set bore you. But lighten up; it's only a play,

54 Reviews | 12 Followers
Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you're a bit older and you know who the actors are

Don't see it if you're too young to understand the references in the jokes

972 Reviews | 1051 Followers
Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Witty

See it if You love fast paced witty comedies with lots of entertainment industry references.

Don't see it if You don't like silly over the top comedies

105 Reviews | 12 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Dated, Great acting, Funny

See it if You're a fan of any of the leads, like The Producers, enjoy theater shows about theater

Don't see it if You're not a fan of plays or theater about theater

74 Reviews | 23 Followers
Clever, Great acting, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if you love the theater and enjoy jokes about the people in it and shows.

Don't see it if you have no knowledge of theater at all

995 Reviews | 946 Followers
Clever, Great acting, Great writing, Funny, Relevant

See it if fantastic writing and acting. Great direction.

Don't see it if you can't stand how Matthew Broderick derails the pace of the entire show.

123 Reviews | 211 Followers
Funny, Relevant, Fluffy, Ambitious

See it if great show with a lot of laughs.

Don't see it if F. Murray Abraham and Matthew Broderick were a bore. very light and fluffy story.


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