Bruce Willis makes his Broadway debut with Laurie Metcalf in this stage adaptation of Stephen King's best-selling horror novel. More…
Successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon (Willis) is rescued from a car crash by his 'Number One Fan,' Annie Wilkes (Metcalf), and wakes up captive in her secluded home. While Paul is convalescing, Annie reads the manuscript to his newest novel and becomes enraged when she discovers the author has killed off her favorite character, Misery Chastain. Annie forces Paul to write a new novel, and he quickly realizes Annie has no intention of letting him go anywhere. The irate Annie has Paul writing as if his life depends on it, and if he does not make her deadline, it will.
See it if Great performance by Metcalf. Good story. It is campier than it is suspenseful, but it works in that way. Enjoyable.
Don't see it if you expect thrill and angst of the movie or the book.
See it if You're looking for a fun night out. This is an entertaining show with an excellent performance by Laurie Metcalf.
Don't see it if You are looking to be scared. While there are a couple of tense moments, this show plays more for the laughs than the scares.
See it if If you like Laura Metcalf, a good stage actor. If you liked the movie story line.
Don't see it if Bad directing, slow, Willis not effective at all. If you like a good movie in which the play resembled nothing like it.
See it if you like a thriller; you aren't expecting much from Bruce Willis; you don't want to be the dummy who missed Laurie Metcalf's performance!
Don't see it if great acting doesn't interest you.
See it if You're familiar with the movie. You're a fan of Laurie Metcalf & Bruce Willis. You like the audience to be involved. You enjoy camp.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of the movie. You hate camp. You want a show w/more depth. You hate audience interaction.You're not a fan of Bruce & Laurie
See it if you like Laurie Metcalf (she's terrific, as usual).
Don't see it if you like Bruce Willis (if you do like him, you'll be HUGELY disappointed with his performance).
See it if A great female stage actress drag around a male movie star. Bruce just can't keep up with her. But her performance is always worth seeing
Don't see it if if you want to see a show that should be done is a small theater. Kathy Bates was great in the movie, Laurie Metcalf is amazing.
See it if Gripping. Two great stars, two great writers (William Goldman & Stephen King). What more could you want? Enjoyed it a lot.
Don't see it if Bruce Willis was a little stiff in places. It got a little gory a couple of times. People gasped.
See it if you want to see Bruce Willis onstage. See it for Laurie Metcalf, whose portrayal of Annie is fantastic.
Don't see it if you liked the movie. It's definitely not the same but still, it's worthwhile for Stephen King fans.
See it if You are a Stephen King fan & you want to see Laurie Metcalf do what she does best on stage.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of the story or are looking for anything more than it is.
See it if you are familiar with the movie or book. Laurie Metcalf was amazing, and must see! . Bruce Willis was just iconic.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of seeing your childhood stars perform in play based on the great Stephen King.
See it if You want to see the star power of Bruce Willis and haven't seen the movie.
Don't see it if You are counting on a tutorial on acting by such a well known star. Bruce Willis' acting is severely upstaged by the manic Laurie Metcalf
See it if You are a fan of the Stephen King or movie... Laurie Metcalf as the #1 fan is sooo good while Bruce Willis should stick to action films
Don't see it if You are not into darker themed productions..
See it if you're a fan of the film, like dark humor or want to see a really great performance by Laurie Metcalf.
Don't see it if you're a "die hard" Bruce Willis fan... b/c he comes off as very dull & wooden in this show.
See it if you are a Laurie Metcalf or Stephen King fan. Fantastic detail in the set design reinforced the instability of Metcalf's character.
Don't see it if you want to see Laurie go toe-to-toe with an actor of equal caliber -- Willis sleepwalks through his part.
See it if You want to see Laurie Metcalf devour the city and blow Kathy Bates out of the water. You've been longing for some good on-stage violence
Don't see it if You already don't like the source material. You'll be offended by audiences laughing at suspenseful/grotesque content.
See it if you're a fan of the actors. Bruce Willis's performance is a bit too understated for a big theatre, but Laurie Metcalf is fantastic.
Don't see it if you're a fan of the movie of the book. This adaptation fails to capture the intensity of the source material. A pretty big let-down.
See it if you are a fan of the actors and don't think that you have a better option for the time slot.
Don't see it if the somewhat sadistic pleasure of this short play will not surpass that which you would derive from other more typical shows.