Purlie Victorious (Broadway)
Opens Sep 27 1h 55m
Purlie Victorious (Broadway)

Purlie Victorious (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(241 Reviews)
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Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great writing

About the Show

A revival of Ossie Davis' classic play, starring Leslie Odom Jr., directed by Kenny Leon.

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235 Reviews | 39 Followers
During previews
A must see broadway revival, The weightiest laughs on broadway

See it if You like supercharged plays abt black life in Jim Crow south which are writing gems whose actors evoke all the music & sorrow between laughs

Don't see it if Narrating injustice framed as a comedy is not to your liking. Read more

64 Reviews | 25 Followers
During previews
Profound, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful

See it if The cast is amazing, the writing is fantastic. Leslie Odom Jr… OMG!!! I was on the edge of my seat the whole time!

Don't see it if Buy a ticket today!!! Read more

125 Reviews | 12 Followers
During previews
Must see, Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Delightful

See it if you want to see a brilliantly acted revival of a play about race relations in the south.

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see this. Only if you wouldn’t like an over the top intentionally satirical play about race relations.

520 Reviews | 149 Followers
During previews
Relevant, Brilliant directing, Brilliant ensemble acting, Clever, Delightful

See it if You enjoy fast moving hilarious perfectly acted and staged comedies. If you saw and loved Top Dog, Under Dog you will love this !

Don't see it if The only reason not to see this play is if you cannot cope with fast moving dialogue spoken with deep southern Black accents ! Read more

56 Reviews | 10 Followers
During previews
Refreshing, Riveting, Great staging, Great acting, Clever

See it if You appreciate fierce, clever but quick comedies/satires which keep you on the edge of your seat. Astonishingly great acting. Incredible set

Don't see it if You're triggered by very funny, but very unfiltered racial humor and language. Transition of stage sets could be a little less clunky Read more

132 Reviews | 25 Followers
During previews
Trenchant and hilarious

See it if you want to see a brilliant production of an estimable and hugely funny satire. What a cast!

Don't see it if you don’t feel like being reminded that while a lot has changed in the United States, a lot has not. Read more

172 Reviews | 61 Followers
During previews
Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if Funny, fast paced, with an important message

Don't see it if Approaches racism with humor Read more

250 Reviews | 76 Followers
During previews
Entertaining, Great staging, Great writing, Relevant, Energized

See it if You love great theatre. The acting matches this incredible play by Ossie Davis. Every thing and everyone on stage bring life to us all.

Don't see it if You want to see a musical ‘cause this is a great B’way play bringing the audience to their feet for each member of this production.

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