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 like a monologue play that is deep. Two stories about life and loss . A play that deals with deep subject matter.
Don't see it if If you want something that is lite and easy. Or a comedy.
See it if You love storytelling monologue plays and are okay with heavy subject matter.
Don't see it if You’re just going to see Gyllenhaal. He’s great, but the plays aren’t memorable and are very difficult to sit through.
See it if Two actors peel away the vulnerability and deliver two monologues conjoined thematically about connecting: Life and death/birth and grief.
Don't see it if Acting is in your surnames.We know you can act, there are celluloid receipts.We deserve better than cuttings & crumbs.Sole reason 4 transfer
See it if you'd enjoy 2 stories of men dealing with life and death. They both show a vulnerability that is heartbreaking to experience.
Don't see it if You need a large cast and lots of action to enjoy the show. These are two men who are deeply affected by events in their lives.
See it if Two monologues that ponder death and life and parenthood and childhood intrigue; you want to see two brilliant actors command the theatre
Don't see it if you're not ready for an emotional journey; you want a fully fleshed out play rather than two monologues
See it if you enjoy superb acting displaying vulnerability & heart-wrenching performances & embracing the audience
Don't see it if You prefer razzle-dazzle to serious theater.
See it if beautifully written, incredibly crafted, and exquisitely acted--two monologues performed back to back but interwoven with themes/metaphors
Don't see it if two poignant stories about being human life, the meaning of life, and value of life, both are sad, as well as beautiful, stories well told.
See it if You want to give yourself over to two thoughtful, moving pieces that demand attention.
Don't see it if You want to see something with big production value. This is pretty bare bones.
See it if you like gut wrenching and highly personal performances that stir up lots of emotions. Powerful performances and storytelling. Superb acting
Don't see it if may be too hard for those who are still grieving from a loss. The themes are heavy. The show consists of long monologues by 2 actors.
See it if You are patient with slow build up of intense plays that carry a message that sometimes make more sense after leaving the theater. Found
Don't see it if You are not a fan of very intense dramas and are impatient with subject matter that requires deep thought and analysis. Very edgy
See it if You love Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge. Both actors live up to their reputations, and are given roles designed to show off their talent.
Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows; this is basically two linked together. You want a particularly innovative or profound story.
See it if You’re a fan of monologues, enjoy heavy themes, like life and death. You want to see two indisputably great actors onstage.
Don't see it if You want a traditional Broadway experience, with a set. Unmemorable plot. Feels like short story readings done by fine actors.
See it if you enjoy one person monologues that are well crafted and well acted.
Don't see it if you are not interested in men discussing their emotional responses to tragedies in their lives.
See it if want to see two excellent actors (Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge) in person performing two separate monologues to the audience.
Don't see it if you're expecting a more traditional play experience. The actors don't interact and it consists of 45 minute monologues in each act.
See it if You're okay with monologues and don't need a flashy production, but a well-written display in 2 acts by two great actors. Jake was amazing!
Don't see it if you need a large production / interaction on stage. This is a 2 act play with monologues only.
See it if You want to hear things from a male perspective. Nice to see two male actors be vulnerable and powerful enough to command the stage alone
Don't see it if You don’t like monologues
See it if Two men share emotional stories abt their wives,children,parents creating strong connection with the audience. Grt acting,writing,directing
Don't see it if you don't like Tom Sturbridge, JACK GULLYENHALL nor if you don't like moving stories /monologues.
See it if You like to see someone ACTING and enjoy monologues about depressing topics ... or want to see Jake Gyllenhaal live.
Don't see it if You want to be entertained with storytelling that feels more like a play.
See it if you appreciate great acting. The performances were spellbinding. Both actors captured your attention telling their powerful, moving stories.
Don't see it if you don't want to feel uncomfortable or sad at the theater. Definitely dealing with heavy topics.
See it if you like two good actors doing monologues about love and death. sturridge and gyllenhaal give wonderful and intense performances
Don't see it if you are expecting a musical or huge broadway production. stay away if you don’t like monologues
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