Ohio State Murders (Broadway)
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Ohio State Murders (Broadway)

Ohio State Murders (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(293 Ratings)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Slow, Intense, Ambitious

Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald returns to Broadway in Adrienne Kennedy's thrilling classic.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (293)

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134 Reviews | 18 Followers
Riveting, Intense, Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you have any questions about why Audra McDonald has 6 Tonys. Her acting is perfect and mesmorizing.

Don't see it if everyone must see this

184 Reviews | 29 Followers
Heartbreaking, Masterful, Absorbing, Riveting, Great acting

See it if Audra McDonald give the performance of a lifetime. She seamlessly alternates from old to young to old. Bryce Pinkham is also amazing

Don't see it if Not for the queasy. The plot reveals the details of a toddler's death.

61 Reviews | 7 Followers
Riveting, Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of true stories told in an deliberate manner

Don't see it if you want to laugh and want humor

562 Reviews | 85 Followers
Intelligent, Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if you like an excellent actress unpeeling the onion and revealing a story layer by layer.

Don't see it if you are expecting Audra to burst into song.She is a superb actress and shows us her stuff in this one.Subtle acting, honest, nuanced.

171 Reviews | 32 Followers
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of the amazing Audra. This is a heart-crushing production. Not to be missed. SO DISAPPOINTED it didn't have it's full run.

Don't see it if if you don't want to see something that is sad. But please, it is something not to be missed.

101 Reviews | 32 Followers
Intense, Relevant, Great acting, Great staging, Great writing

See it if you want to see the first Broadway production of a major writer and an amazing performance from the incomparable Audra McDonald

Don't see it if you're looking for something light

55 Reviews | 6 Followers
Intense, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Audra McDonald’s performance is a must see

Don't see it if You prefer light material

91 Reviews | 21 Followers
Great acting, Absorbing

See it if There is not a better acted show on Broadway. Audra McDonald is sensational.

Don't see it if If you like lots of special effects and spectacle. Ms. McDonald IS the spectacle.

Critic Reviews (22)

The New York Times
December 8th, 2022

"Not that the 75-minute play, first performed in 1991, is coldblooded or didactic...it is painful both in the story it tells and in the immense effort expended to tell it properly."
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Time Out New York
December 8th, 2022

"The chills that periodically shoot through this play are part of the same cold front as the steady, muffling whiteness that falls gently in its background."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
December 9th, 2022

"It feels as if Kennedy herself has seen all this from a distance, and already predicted the weather patterns. She leaves us here, uncertain, in the snow."
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December 8th, 2022

“ 'Ohio State Murders' is not a mystery, nor is it structured around conventions of suspense — the crimes are right there in the title, and disclosures about its victims and perpetrator occur almost incidentally."
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The Wall Street Journal
December 8th, 2022

“ 'Ohio State Murders' leaves a lasting imprint—I picture a bloody handprint—on what for lack of a better term I’ll call the soul."
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December 8th, 2022

"Like nervous parents giving their kids a bit more attention than they might need, Ohio State Murders in a production that’s sometimes just much for its own good, portentous when it needn’t be, with a here-and-there vibe of being overcooked when pared-down simplicity might be called for."
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New York Post
December 8th, 2022

"It’s an absorbing, observant and admirably peculiar character study with stinging parallels to today. What the one-act drama comes just short of is being meaty."
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New York Theatre Guide
December 8th, 2022

"This is a murder mystery of sorts, after all, so put on your detective's hat and keep your eyes and ears peeled for the clues."
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