Steve Martin's new comedy about two married couples who gather to watch a celestial event comes to Broadway starring comedians Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, Tony winner Laura Benanti, and Jeremy Shamos. More…
It’s a hot night in Ojai, California in 1993, and Corky (Schumer) and her husband Norm (Shamos) are having another couple over for dinner. But Laura (Benanti) and Gerald (Key) aren't looking for a casual evening of polite small talk with new friends. Eventually, the two couples find themselves in a marital free fall matched in velocity and peril only by the smoldering space rocks tearing through the sky. Directed by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks.
See it if The cast is funny and they certainly entertain. The script is over the top and touches on random topics seemingly just for the laughs.
Don't see it if You're expecting high drama or hearing Laura Benanti's amazing singing.
See it if you're a fan of the cast, and/or are in the mood for something different.
Don't see it if you're expecting a lot. It's entertaining in many moments, but the cohesive whole doesn't really pull together in a satisfying way.
See it if I don't want to overthink it because I didn't stop laughing and had a great time. Benanti, Shamos, Key, and Schumer are fantastic.
Don't see it if you want to see a play that makes sense. It's really, really funny though.
See it if you love Schumer and Benanti. You love Martin's writing. You're up for some good laughs, great timing and a light evening.
Don't see it if You want thought provoking comedy. You don't like over the top performances. You want more than just an light hearted enjoyable comedy.
See it if ... you like comedies with a bit of camp, you enjoy witty writing and snappy comebacks, you love Schumer and/or Key and/or Martin's writing.
Don't see it if ... you are uncomfortable with adult situations (implied sex and drug use), you don't like camp, you need a buttoned up ending.
See it if You love Steve Martin's humor - even though other people are performing it, it is obviously there. Or you just like Amy Schumer/Laura Benant
Don't see it if You want a story that is really easy to follow or something that will touch you too deeply.
See it if you're a fan of Schumer, making a very funny Bway debut; you appreciate Martin's cerebral hijinks or his loonier side; you want a laugh
Don't see it if you're expecting a full fledged play; you want characters who are more than comic illustrations; don't like absurd situations
See it if you enjoy absurdist theatre or want to see master comedians like Steve Martin, Keegan M-Key and Amy Schumer at their best.
Don't see it if if you get easily confused by unique plot structures, or prefer more traditional, easygoing comedy. Also very short (it's only 80mins.)
See it if if you like the humor of Steve Martin - Amy Schumer was really good - as good as her stand up - stage and sketch comedy she is brilliant at
Don't see it if you don;t like steve martin humor or stand up humor - the play get darks at times
See it if you enjoy Martin's sketch-like comedy & want to see 4 comedy pros make the most of his absurdist, inconsequential, albeit very droll, script
Don't see it if you expect comic gold from the likes of S. Martin, Schumer & Key. [They deliver bronze-medal comedy, whereas Benanti brings home the gold!]
See it if you wanna see great comedic actors in a bad show. Benanti shines. Schumer holds her own. Key is over-the-top. Shamos is the unsung hero.
Don't see it if you can't afford the ticket, or can wait to see these performers in better shows. The material was just a disappointment.
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