After a sold-out run at The Public Theater, this intimate evening of solo work starring Jake Gyllenhaal ("Sunday in the Park with George") and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge ("1984") comes to Broadway. More…
Sturridge, in his third collaboration with Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens ("Heisenberg," "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"), performs "Sea Wall," a monologue about love and the human need to know the unknowable.
Gyllenhaal continues his artistic collaboration with Olivier Award-nominated playwright Nick Payne ("Constellations," "If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet") in "A Life," a meditation on how we say goodbye to those we love most.
See it if If you are a fan of the actors, they do a decent acting job with banal material from 2 different/related monologues.
Don't see it if I found the play tedious, and underwhelming. The subject material should of been more moving, but it wasn't, perhaps the fault of the venue.
See it if You appreciate brilliantly-delivered, albeit rambling monologues that jump from story to story from two very talented actors.
Don't see it if The frenetic, wistful storylines jumping back and forth will bore you. Incredible acting, but ultimately tragic material.
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