J.T. Rogers' drama chronicles the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords. Winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Play. More…
It’s 1993 and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat are standing together in the White House Rose Garden, signing the first-ever peace agreement between Israel and the PLO. How were the negotiations kept secret? And who are these mysterious negotiators? Featuring dozens of characters and set in locations across the globe, 'Oslo' is both a political thriller and the personal story of a small band of women and men struggling together—and fighting each other—as they seek to change the world. Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, and starring Tony winners Jefferson Mays and Jennifer Ehle.
See it if You need 3 hours of free air-conditioning. Like to see actors try to breathe feeling into roles that have little in the writing.
Don't see it if you don't like emotionally void history lessons. Though well acting there's no one to care about. This author should write history books.
See it if you like a historical recreation of circumstances which provides a greater depth of understanding.
Don't see it if you are looking for something funny or need to see a musical
See it if you enjoy shows about the history of the Middle East. See it is you want to be smarter than you are now. Oh, just see it.
Don't see it if you cannot sit through almost three hours of absorbing drama performed by a top-notch cast. Don't see it if the word "f..k" bothers you.
See it if you've wondered why it is so difficult for the Israelis and Palestinians to make peace with each other. You like thought provoking drama.
Don't see it if you have no interest in great theater or middle east politics. You've made your mind up about the situation in the middle east.
See it if you enjoy learning the back story of a major event that almost brought peace between Israel and Palestine. Great ensemble acting and staging
Don't see it if you are looking for light entertainment. This is a serious play that requires your attention to dialog and the action of each actor.
See it if You are interested Middle East politics and conflict resolution
Don't see it if You are looking for light entertainment; while there were several humorous lines, the subject was serious.
See it if you enjoy a political drama told in very human and emotional terms. What could have been boring is riveting, even suspenseful.
Don't see it if you don't want to use your intellect, don't like political theatre, don't like large casts and epic themes.
See it if you enjoy political based plays. A play that makes you think about hope and shows you that working together can make it possible.
Don't see it if you hate long plays. The play runs 3 hours and can be a bit draggy in parts. Also if you absolutely hate tons of dialogue.
See it if You want to see an excellently crafted piece of theatre that inspires thoughtfulness outside of the current political bubble.
Don't see it if You have no interest in political drama. You don't like to see controversial topics from both sides.
See it if you enjoy the reenactment of historical events. excellent writing and acting. 3 hours but went by fairly fast.
Don't see it if I felt both elated by the idea that a few people could almost bring the world together in peace and sad that the struggle is still ongoing,
See it if you love Bartlett Sher's direction and the type of play that makes history that may seem boring human and facinating
Don't see it if you hate straight plays
See it if the event intrigues you and if you enjoy seeing the work of Bartlett Sher on stage.Aronov deserves the Tony win.
Don't see it if you want to actually care for any character on the stage. Everyone is just yelling and yelling. Definitely not the Best Play of the season.
See it if you like plays about political intrigue, are interested in Middle East politics, don't mind sitting through a 3-hour dramedy.
Don't see it if you cannot sit through a 3-hour play, dislike politics, are offended by a presumptuous theme of moral equivalency no matter how well acted,
See it if You like to learn about history. Want to see great acting. Want a great story. See people coming together for a greater good.
Don't see it if You don't like a talky show.
See it if love to be absorbed, entertained, educated and inspired. a fantastic production in every way.
Don't see it if if you can't sit for the three hours -- although well worth it!
See it if you want to see an ambitious play about what led up to an important historical moment.
Don't see it if seeing a three-hour historical play doesn't interest you.
See it if You want a masterfully acted drama based on true events. It's long but so riveting that the time flew by. Intense and thought-provoking.
Don't see it if Historical dramas or the Israeli/Palestinian conflict bore you. If you have difficulty understanding accents, you'll have a hard time here.
See it if you like intense drama and don't mind 3hrs of theatre - the acting is superb and i was enthralled the entire time - read the lobby book B4
Don't see it if if you like 1 act 90 min no intermission plays so you can get home early
See it if You are interested in a behind the scenes look at historical peace talks that is totally mesmerizing. Truly brought to life and humanized.
Don't see it if You cannot sit for 3 hours listening to intelligent inspiring theatre.
Also The jokes add a delightful touch!
See it if you like history and prefer drama that is gripping and insightful. 13 actors carefully staged bring this true event to life. Tony Best Play
Don't see it if its almost 3 hours of drama. Lots of dialogue can be hard to follow.
See it if you are interested in history, politics, little-known stories about people making a difference against the odds, plays about ideas.
Don't see it if you aren't in the mood for a long, talky play that requires a lot of focus.
See it if you want a sharp, funny, and ultimately hopeful play that delves into how we do/don't connect with people different from ourselves.
Don't see it if you aren't up for a 3 hr play on historical/political minutiae (it doesn't feel that long but still requires your intellectual engagement).
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