Patriots (Broadway)
Ends Jun 23 2h 35m
Patriots (Broadway)

Patriots (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(571 Ratings)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Relevant, Ambitious, Intelligent

About the Show

Tony® & Emmy® Award nominee Michael Stuhlbarg stars in Peter Morgan's Soviet-era play.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (232)

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106 Reviews | 34 Followers
Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Even if you don't expect to like a play about Putin. It's not dry, it's fantastic! Stuhlbarg is a genius actor!

Don't see it if You aren't interested in government--it's a brilliant analysis of political power vs power from wealth.

303 Reviews | 189 Followers
Profound, Masterful, Must see, Absorbing

See it if I didn't expect to love this show as much as I did. Amazing acting, staging - so compelling. Stick with it. It is worth it.

Don't see it if I thought it would be over my head politically and I felt that way at the beginning, but it all fell into place for me. Rivetting.

87 Reviews | 21 Followers
Meed-worthy, Mercurial, Masterwork, Mesmerizing, Masterful

See it if You want a masterclass in mesmerizing acting. It gripped me and never let loose.

Don't see it if You have a political agenda that would preclude you from enjoying.

51 Reviews | 20 Followers

See it if Masterful performances in a gripping, tense historical political drama that is frighteningly relevant

Don't see it if Not interested in politics or history

188 Reviews | 25 Followers
Possibly superficial, Relevant, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you enjoy great performances in a gossipy play about actual figures

Don't see it if you want a more profound and -perhaps- a truer tale of the rise of Putin. Read more

93 Reviews | 8 Followers
Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like plays based on real life events: if you want to be surprised by a side of history that you might not know

Don't see it if You don't like political plays; long plays (is 2h30 but believe me it will fly by); or serious topics

80 Reviews | 8 Followers
Educational, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You are interested in the history of Putin ( more interesting than it sounds). The acting of the 3 main stars is the best I can remember

Don't see it if you can't sit through 2 & 1/2 hour documentary

81 Reviews | 12 Followers
Intense, Masterful, Great acting, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if See it if you love great acting and would like to learn more about Putin.

Don't see it if If you are not crazy about history.

Critic Reviews (15)

The New York Times
April 22nd, 2024

"“Patriots” is a wild story of makers switching places"
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Time Out New York
May 1st, 2024

3/5 Stars. The play's not the thing here...Stuhlbarg and Keen are the crème de la Kremlin.
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New York Theatre Guide
April 22nd, 2024

"It’s an easily digestible version of history"
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New York Magazine / Vulture
April 22nd, 2024

"Morgan’s work is thinky, at times witty and always distanced from judgment."
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The Wall Street Journal
April 23rd, 2024

"...Peter Morgan’s intelligent historical drama."
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New York Daily News
April 22nd, 2024

"'Patriots,' a gripping, juicy drama replete with a terrifying performance"
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April 25th, 2024

"...characters are broadly outlined, psychologically shallow and simplistically played."
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The Washington Post
April 22nd, 2024

"...most gripping when it delivers...the inner workings of a burgeoning mastermind"
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